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Adam Ferguson

Allan, David

Adam Ferguson

by Allan, David

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Published by Edinburgh Review in association with Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ferguson, Adam, -- 1723-1816.,
  • Philosophers -- Scotland -- Biography.,
  • Scotland -- History -- 18th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-160) and index.

    StatementDavid Allan.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesEdinburgh introductions, Edinburgh review (series)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM479.F47 A45 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination169 p. ;
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21503433M
    ISBN 101859332269


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