Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau his thought and its relevance today. by C H. Dobinson

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


  • Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, -- 1712-1778.

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SeriesLibraryof Educational Thought
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Open LibraryOL13707018M

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