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Perspectives on nineteenth-century heroism

Perspectives on nineteenth-century heroism

essays from the 1981 Conference of the Southeastern Nineteenth-Century Studies Association

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Published by J.P. Turanzas, Distributor for the U.S.A., Studia Humanitatis in Madrid, España, Potomac, Md., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heroes -- Congresses.,
  • Courage -- Congresses.,
  • Ethics, Modern -- 19th century -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Sara M. Putzell and David C. Leonard.
    SeriesStudia humanitatis, Studia humanitatis (Ediciones José Porrúa Turanzas)
    ContributionsPutzell, Sara M., Leonard, David C., Southeastern Nineteenth-Century Studies Association. Conference
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL325.H46 P47 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 169 p. ;
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3513700M
    ISBN 100935568379
    LC Control Number82080412

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