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Published by Aldine Pub. Co. in [Chicago] .
Written in English

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  • United States

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  • Social sciences and state -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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Edition Notes

Essays originally published in Trans-action magazine.

StatementEdited by Fred R. Harris.
SeriesTrans-action books,, TA-10
Classifications
LC ClassificationsH53.U5 H35
The Physical Object
Pagination152 p.
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4753888M
LC Control Number78096132

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