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Lewis Mumford"s reception in German translation and criticism by Heinz Tschachler

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English



  • Europe, German-speaking


  • Mumford, Lewis, 1895- -- Influence.,
  • Mumford, Lewis, 1895- -- Public opinion.,
  • Mumford, Lewis, 1895- ,
  • Public opinion -- Europe, German-speaking -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Europe, German-speaking -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementHeinz Tschachler.
LC ClassificationsCT275.M734 T78 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 140 p. ;
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1094537M
ISBN 100819195642
LC Control Number94018998

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