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About This Text
This text was prepared by Nate Ripperton, using
as copytext, The Story of Mankind, by
Hendrick van Loon, illustrated by the author, and published by
Boni and Liveright Inc., USA, 1921.
Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain
in the United States. By
U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after
its first publication.
This book is fully illustrated with eight three-color images, over one hundred
black and white pictures and numerous animated maps and half-tones.
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