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Religion and society.

Elizabeth K. Nottingham

Religion and society.

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and sociology.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesDoubleday short studies in sociology, SSS5
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL60 .N6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination84 p.
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6157190M
    LC Control Number54011418


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