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On social order and mass society

Theodor Geiger

On social order and mass society

selected papers (of) Theodor Geiger

by Theodor Geiger

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Published by University of Chicago P in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    bibl p239-242.

    Statementedited and with an introduction by Renate Mayntz; translations (from the German) by Robert E. Peck.
    GenreAddresses, essays, lectures.
    SeriesThe heritage of sociology
    ContributionsMayntz, Renate., Peck, Robert E.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx,242p. :
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22582653M
    ISBN 100226513882
    LC Control Number69019157


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