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Greek science its meaning for us by Benjamin Farrington

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


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"Part one first published 1944, new edition 1949. Part two first published 1949. The two parts first published as one volume 1953".

Statementby Benjamin Farrington.
SeriesPelican books -- A142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18400366M

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