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Sociology and scientism

the American quest for objectivity, 1880-1940

by Robert C. Bannister

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Sociology -- United States -- History,
    • Scientism -- History

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      StatementRobert C. Bannister.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHM22.U5 B34 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 301 p. ;
      Number of Pages301
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2730909M
      ISBN 100807817333
      LC Control Number86024985

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