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Human societies an introductionto macrosociology by Lenski, Gerhard Emmanuel

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

Subjects:

  • Sociology,
  • Social evolution,
  • Social systems -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGerhard Lenski, Jean Lenski.
ContributionsLenski, Jean.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM51
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20947228M
ISBN 100070371814

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