Comparative research in the social sciences
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Published by ISSC, REGLO in Paris, Sofia .
Written in English


  • Social sciences -- Research

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Edition Notes

StatementNikolai Genov, editor.
ContributionsGenov, Nikolai., International Social Science Council.
LC ClassificationsH62 .C5785 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23620772M
ISBN 109789548443135
LC Control Number2008395056

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