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Science and the Enlightenment.

Thomas L. Hankins

Science and the Enlightenment.

by Thomas L. Hankins

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


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SeriesCambridge history of science
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Open LibraryOL21497235M
ISBN 100521286190

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