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Consideratons on some recent social theories.

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Published by Little, Brown, and Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social problems

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN61 .N9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p.
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7002311M
    LC Control Number08033064
    OCLC/WorldCa2577267

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