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The Utopian vision

The Utopian vision

seven essays on the quincentennial of Sir Thomas More

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Published by San Diego State University Press in San Diego, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • More, Thomas, Sir, Saint, 1478-1535,
  • Utopias,
  • Utopias -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by E.D.S. Sullivan.
    ContributionsMore, Thomas, Sir, Saint, 1478-1535., Sullivan, E. D. S., San Diego State University. College of Arts and Letters.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHX811 1516.Z5 U86 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination265 p. ;
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3508337M
    ISBN 100916304515, 0916304523
    LC Control Number82050755

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