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Modern World Societies

Essays, Letters and Philosophical Writings Which Offer Insights into the Development of the Modern World

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Published by HarperCollins Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Workbooks,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Sociology

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    ContributionsLouis Buda (Editor), Marie Kratochvil (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11124901M
    ISBN 100673997545
    ISBN 109780673997548
    OCLC/WorldCa32460874

      The secular world is the world of history as made by human beings. Critical thought does not submit to commands to join in the ranks marching against one or another approved enemy.


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