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Vol. 2-7 has subtitle: Scientific and cultural development. Prepared by the International Commission for the New Edition of the History of the Scientific and Cultural Development of Mankind. Rev. ed. of: History of mankind / [International Commission for a History of the Scientific and Cultural Development of Mankind]. 1963-1969. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.