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Story of Stupidity A History of Western Idiocy from the Days of Greece to the Present by James F. Welles

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Published by Mount Pleasant Pr .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL8517298M
ISBN 100961772913
ISBN 109780961772918
OCLC/WorldCa61561738

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