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On culture and social change

William F. Ogburn

On culture and social change

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by William F. Ogburn

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

StatementWilliam F. Ogburn ; edited and with an introduction by Otis Dudley Duncan.
ContributionsDuncan, Otis Dudley.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 360p. :
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18258115M

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