Sociology in context by Jack Nobbs

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Published by Macmillan Education in London .

Written in English

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  • Sociology.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

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StatementJack Nobbs.
LC ClassificationsHM51, HM51, 301
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 461 p. :
Number of Pages461
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20818146M
ISBN 100333341074

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