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The Character of Wisdom Essays in Honour of Wesley Carr

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Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

ContributionsMartyn Percy (Editor), Stephen Lowe (Editor), Wesley Carr (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9780830M
ISBN 100754634175
ISBN 109780754634171

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