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scientific antecedents of the sociology of Auguste Comte. by Martin Hayes Bickham

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Written in English


  • Comte, Auguste, 1798-1857.

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LC ClassificationsHM22.F8 C599 1922
The Physical Object
Pagination198 l.
Number of Pages198
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Open LibraryOL5081216M
LC Control Number74152210

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