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discourse of Light from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment

David C. Lindberg

discourse of Light from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment

papers read at a Clark Library seminar, 24 April 1982

by David C. Lindberg

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Published by William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California in Los Angeles .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby David C. Lindberg, Geoffrey Cantor.
ContributionsCantor, G. N. 1943-, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13862225M


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