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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology.,
  • Sociology.

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    ContributionsShils, Edward, 1910-1995.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination506 p.
    Number of Pages506
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17967844M
    OCLC/WorldCa255402

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