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Social science and utopia

Barbara Goodwin

Social science and utopia

nineteenth-century models of social harmony

by Barbara Goodwin

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Published by Humanities Press in Atlantic Highlands, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Utopias -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBarbara Goodwin.
    SeriesHarvester studies in philosophy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHX806 .G65 1978
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 220 p. ;
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4717535M
    ISBN 100391008552
    LC Control Number78004166
    OCLC/WorldCa3729422


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