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The theory of social change

McLeish, John Ph.D.

The theory of social change

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by McLeish, John Ph.D.

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Published by Routledge & K. Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social change.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 88-90.

    SeriesInternational library of sociology and social reconstruction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM101 .M218
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 95 p.
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5263172M
    ISBN 100710063911
    LC Control Number75394853

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