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A Gift Observed Reflections on Philanthropy and Civilization by M. A. Lerner

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Published by Common Knowledge Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Essays,
  • Philanthropy & Charity,
  • Wealth,
  • Social Science / Philanthropy & Charity,
  • Social Science-Essays,
  • Social Science-Wealth,
  • Reference

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8444549M
ISBN 100943004098
ISBN 109780943004099
OCLC/WorldCa85885974

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