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Scientific Humanist

Erle Leichty

Scientific Humanist

Studies in Memory of Abraham Sachs (Occasional Noah Kramer Fund, 9)

by Erle Leichty

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Published by Univ of Pennsylvania Museum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy, Assyro-Babylonian,
  • History Of Astronomy,
  • Sachs, Abraham,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMaria Dej Ellis (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8390804M
    ISBN 100934718903
    ISBN 109780934718905


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