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Introductory general course in the study of contemporary society (Social science 1)

University of Chicago.

Introductory general course in the study of contemporary society (Social science 1)

Syllabus and selected readings

by University of Chicago.

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Published by Distributed by the University of Chicago Bookstore in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology -- Outlines, Syllabi, etc.,
  • Sociology -- Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGideonse, Harry David, 1901-,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH83 C511 1934
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14339378M

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