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The new dictionary of cultural literacy

by E. D. Hirsch

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries.
    • Subjects:
    • Civilization -- Dictionaries,
    • English language -- Dictionaries,
    • Encyclopedias and dictionaries

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesCultural literacy
      StatementE.D. Hirsch Jr., Joseph F. Kett, James Trefil.
      GenreDictionaries.
      ContributionsKett, Joseph F., Trefil, James S., 1938-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAG5 .H757 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 647 p. :
      Number of Pages647
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3561717M
      ISBN 100618226478
      LC Control Number2002027609

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