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Believing cassandra how to be an optimist in a pessimist"s world by Alan AtKisson

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Published by Earthscan in London, Washington, DC .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAlan AtKisson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGE170 .A85 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24438904M
ISBN 109781849711715, 9781849711722
LC Control Number2010028011

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