Great Books of the Western World, Volume 39

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Robert Maynard Hutchins
Encyclopędia Britannica, 1952 - Literature
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The first time I started this book I was in my teens. This time I was able to get past the first fifty pages and found an enjoyable and at times disturbing book. The book contains elements of satire ... Read full review

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This classic series represents the Western canon not without academic controversy. The latest volumes of the Great Books include some women writers, but they are still definitely underrepresented ... Read full review

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Introduction and Plan of the Work 1 ciety or of the Expense of maintaining
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BOOK ONE 8 Of the Accumulation of Capital or
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Of the Causes of Improvement in
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