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Historical sociology its origins and development : theories of social evolution from cave life to atomic bombing by Harry Elmer Barnes

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Published by Philosophical Library in New York .
Written in English


  • Historical sociology

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementHarry Elmer Barnes.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 186 p.
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17429974M

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