human prospect by Lewis Mumford

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .

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StatementLewis Mumford ; edited by Harry T. Moore and Karl W. Deutsch.
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Paginationxiii, 319 p. ;
Number of Pages319
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Open LibraryOL18021120M

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