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The fertile crescent

Clifford Norman Anderson

The fertile crescent

travels in the footsteps of ancient science

by Clifford Norman Anderson

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Published by Exposition Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science, Ancient.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [309]-311.

    Statement[by] Clifford N. Anderson.
    SeriesAn Exposition-university book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ125 .A487
    The Physical Object
    Pagination329 p.
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5616507M
    LC Control Number68024869

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