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Explanation in social science

Robert Brown

Explanation in social science

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Brown.
SeriesInternational library of sociology and social reconstruction
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 198p.
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16407082M

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