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The blasphemies of Thomas Aikenhead boundaries of belief on the eve of the enlightenment by Michael F. Graham

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Death and burial,
  • Trials, litigation,
  • Blasphemy,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Civilization,
  • Hanging,
  • Enlightenment,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMichael F. Graham
Contributionsebrary, Inc
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKDC186.A45 G73 2008eb
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
Paginationxi, 180 p. :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25539116M
ISBN 100748634266
ISBN 109780748634262
OCLC/WorldCa646771756

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