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Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English


  • Organizational sociology.

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Other titlesModernization and the structure of societies
StatementMarion J. Levy, Jr. ; with a new introduction by the author.
LC ClassificationsHM131 .L42 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL973708M
ISBN 101560008970, 1560008938, 1560008962
LC Control Number96010626

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