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study of modern society: perspectives from classic sociology.

Philip G. Olson

study of modern society: perspectives from classic sociology.

by Philip G. Olson

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Sociology.,
    • United States -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] Philip Olson.
      SeriesStudies in sociology, SS46
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHM24 .O43
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 188 p.
      Number of Pages188
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4912530M
      LC Control Number76112040

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