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At the edge of history.

William Irwin Thompson

At the edge of history.

by William Irwin Thompson

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesHarper Colophon book
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 252 p.
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17602526M
    OCLC/WorldCa921204

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