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A scholar"s tale

Geoffrey H. Hartman

A scholar"s tale

intellectual journey of a displaced child of Europe

by Geoffrey H. Hartman

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Published by Fordham University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementGeoffrey Hartman.
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LC ClassificationsPN
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 195 p. ;
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22767018M
ISBN 109780823228324


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