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Human societies

an introduction to macrosociology

by Lenski, Gerhard Emmanuel

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

    Subjects:
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(by) Gerhard Lenski, Jean Lenski.
    ContributionsLenski, Jean.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM51
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,515p. :
    Number of Pages515
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22582371M
    ISBN 100070371741


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