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The Meaning of the 21st Century

A Vital Blueprint for Ensuring Our Future

by James Martin

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Riverhead Trade .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • Modern - 21st Century,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Future Studies,
  • Social Aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8876323M
    ISBN 101594482594
    ISBN 109781594482595
    OCLC/WorldCa148085156


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