Constructing civilizations by Carl J. Couch

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Published by JAI Press in Greenwich, Conn .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Social structure.,
  • Social institutions.,
  • Social interaction.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-387) and indexes.

Book details

StatementCarl J. Couch.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM131 .C7479 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 401 p. ;
Number of Pages401
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1868233M
ISBN 101559382996
LC Control Number90026539

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