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Our contemporary civilization a study of the twentieth century renaissance by Ashley, Roscoe Lewis

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Published by H. Holt and company in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Civilization, Modern -- 20th century,
  • United States -- Civilization -- 20th century,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945,
  • United States -- Social conditions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesThe twentieth century renaissance.
Statementby Roscoe Lewis Ashley.
LC ClassificationsCB425 .A82
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 608 p.
Number of Pages608
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6326055M
LC Control Number35020706

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