Introduction to the humanities
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Published by Open University in [Milton Keynes] .
Written in English

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Statement[the A103 Course Team]. Illustration book.
SeriesA103 -- IB
ContributionsOpen University. Introduction to the Humanities Course Team.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22575509M
ISBN 100749287667

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