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Religions and the promise of the twentieth century
|Statement||edited for the International Commission for a History of the Scientific and Cultural Development of Mankind, by Guy S. Métraux and François Crouzet.|
|Series||A Mentor book. Readings in the history of mankind, Readings in the history of mankind|
|Contributions||Métraux, Guy S., Crouzet, François, 1922-, International Commission for a history of the Scientific and Cultural Development of Mankind.|
|LC Classifications||BL80.2 C3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||277 p. --|
|Number of Pages||277|
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