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The lonely crowd a study of the changing American character by David Riesman

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, CT .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • National characteristics, American.,
  • Ethnopsychology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby David Riesman ; with Nathan Glazer and Reuel Denney.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF"755"A5"R5"1973
The Physical Object
Paginationlxii, 315 p.
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20219104M
ISBN 100300010818

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