Four-dimensional time twentieth century philosophies of history in Europe by Rajesh Sampath

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Published by International Scholars Publications in San Francisco .

Written in English

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  • History -- Philosophy.,
  • Historiography -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [437]-453) and index.

Book details

StatementRajesh Sampath.
LC ClassificationsD16.8 .S2163 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 459 p. ;
Number of Pages459
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL384614M
ISBN 101573093734
LC Control Number98047187

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