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Society and power.

by R. A. Schermerhorn

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Power (Social sciences)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    StatementForeword by Chaarles H. Page.
    SeriesRandom House studies in sociology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM201 .S3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination114 p.
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5822320M
    LC Control Number61008786
    OCLC/WorldCa255054

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