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Social structure and political power

Social structure and political power

a reader in comparative social structure

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Published by Canadian Scholars" Press in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social structure -- Political aspects.,
  • Political sociology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Jean Louis de Lannoy.
    ContributionsLannoy, Jean-Louis de.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination279 p.
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14738208M

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