Civic sociology a textbook in social and civic problems for young Americans by Edward Alsworth Ross

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Statementby Edward Alsworth Ross ...
LC ClassificationsH83 .R6 1932
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Paginationvi p., 1 l., 415 p. :
Number of Pages415
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Open LibraryOL6278934M
LC Control Number32023408

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