Major social problems

by Earl Raab

Publisher: Row, Peterson in Evanston, Ill

Written in English
Published: Pages: 582 Downloads: 169
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Statement[by] Earl Raab [and] Gertrude Jaeger Selznick.
ContributionsSelznick, Gertrude Jaeger, joint author
LC ClassificationsHN57 .R2
The Physical Object
Pagination582 p.
Number of Pages582
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6266913M
LC Control Number59002377

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