Jean-Jacques Rousseau / by Jean Guèhenno
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Published by Routledge & K. Paul, Columbia University Press in London, New York .
Written in English


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

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Statementtranslated from the French by John and Doreen Weightman.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
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Open LibraryOL16070487M

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