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Man in society a biosocial view by Pierre L. Van den Berghe

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Published by Elsevier in New York .
Written in English


  • Sociology.,
  • Social sciences.

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StatementPierre L. van den Berghe.
LC ClassificationsHM51 .V33
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 300 p. ;
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5065912M
ISBN 100444990003, 0444990100
LC Control Number74032422

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