Sociology: a biographical approach

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Published by Basic Books in New York .

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  • Sociology

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statement[by] Peter L. Berger & Brigitte Berger. Drawings by Robert Binks.
ContributionsBerger, Brigitte, joint author.
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LC ClassificationsHM51 .B452
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Paginationx, 372 p.
Number of Pages372
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Open LibraryOL5112961M
ISBN 100465063462
LC Control Number74185617

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