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Published by Greenhaven Press in Detroit .
Written in English


  • Atheism

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBeth Rosenthal, book editor.
SeriesOpposing viewpoints
ContributionsRosenthal, Beth, 1964-
LC ClassificationsBL2747.3 .A796 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22691663M
ISBN 109780737741926, 9780737741933
LC Control Number2008051453

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