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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social evolution.

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Edition Notes

StatementRichard T. LaPiere.
SeriesMcGraw-Hill series in sociology
The Physical Object
Pagination(xii),556p. ;
Number of Pages556
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17426134M

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