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Problems of the history of sociology and sociological theory

Problems of the history of sociology and sociological theory

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Published by Wydawn. Uniwersytetu Śląskiego in Katowice .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Tadeusz Banaszczyk.
    SeriesPrace naukowe Uniwersytetu Śląskiego w Katowicach,, nr. 1714
    ContributionsBanaszczyk, Tadeusz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM435 .P76 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination146 p. :
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL85693M
    ISBN 108322608195
    LC Control Number99192851


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