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The measure of man

Joseph Wood Krutch

The measure of man

on freedom, human values, survival and the modern temper

by Joseph Wood Krutch

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Published by Alvin Redman in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published; Bobbs-Merrill, 1954.

Statementby Joseph Krutch Wood.
The Physical Object
Pagination261p.,23cm
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17336049M

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