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Twin tracks

the unexpected origins of the modern world

by James Burke

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJames Burke.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCB
The Physical Object
Pagination276 p. :
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22542180M
ISBN 100743226194
OCLC/WorldCa52208656

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