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The tempo of modern life.

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Civilization -- 1918-1945,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1931 ed.

      SeriesEssay index reprint series
      LC ClassificationsE169.1 .A23 1970
      The Physical Object
      Pagination344 p.
      Number of Pages344
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5077031M
      ISBN 100836916913
      LC Control Number74121444

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