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America as a mass society

Philip Olson

America as a mass society

changing community and identity.

by Philip Olson

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Published by Free Press of Glencoe in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN58 .O4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 576 p.
    Number of Pages576
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13577212M
    LC Control Number63013541
    OCLC/WorldCa256339

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