2 edition of In splendid isolation found in the catalog.
In splendid isolation
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-284) and index.
|Statement||Patricia E. Faasse ; translated from the Dutch by Beverley Jackson.|
|Series||History of science and scholarship in the Netherlands -- v. 11, History of science and scholarship in the Netherlands -- v. 11.|
|LC Classifications||SB732.54.N4 F3313 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 296 p. :|
|Number of Pages||296|
|LC Control Number||2008478751|
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