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The intellectual and moral challenge of mass society

Jorge Millas

The intellectual and moral challenge of mass society

by Jorge Millas

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Published by Applied literature Press, distributed on demand by University Microfilms International in [Normal, Ill.], Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass society.,
  • Civilization, Modern.,
  • Intellectual life.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jorge Millas ; translated by David J. Parent.
    SeriesIllinois language and culture series ;, v. 3, Monograph publishing on demand : imprint series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM101 .M5413
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4560522M
    ISBN 100835701999
    LC Control Number77071315
    OCLC/WorldCa2817913

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