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The hero in history a study in limitation and possibility by Sidney Hook

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English


  • History -- Philosophy,
  • Heroes

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Edition Notes

Statementby Sidney Hook.
LC ClassificationsD16.9 .H67 1945
The Physical Object
Pagination184 p.
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6482462M
LC Control Number45004897

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