Liberality and civilization lectures given at the invitation of the Hibbert trustees in the Universities of Bristol, Glasgow, and Birmingham in October and November 1937 by Gilbert Murray

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Published by AMS Press in New York .

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Subjects:

  • Liberalism -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • World politics -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Civilization

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1938 ed. published by G. Allen & Unwin, London, which was issued in the 1937 Hibbert lectures series.

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Statementby Gilbert Murray.
SeriesHibbert lectures (London, England) ;, 1937.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM278 .M87 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination94 p. ;
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4556927M
ISBN 100404604307
LC Control Number77027139

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