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Our age of unreason

Alexander, Franz

Our age of unreason

a study of the irrational forces in social life.

by Alexander, Franz

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social psychology,
  • Twentieth century,
  • Civilization -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 317-326.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM251 A53 1951
    The Physical Object
    Pagination338 p.
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14720142M

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