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Theories of society

Talcott Parsons

Theories of society

foundation of modern sociological theory

by Talcott Parsons

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Published in New York : Free Press ; London : Collier Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 1451-1479.

    Statementedited by Talcott Parsons ... [et al.]
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 1479, xiv p. ;
    Number of Pages1479
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22911858M

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