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Published by Free Press in Glencoe, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • China

Subjects:

  • Confucianism,
  • Taoism,
  • China -- Religion

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMax Weber ; translated and edited by Hans H. Gerth.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1801 .W33
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 308 p.
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6094403M
LC Control Number51012055
OCLC/WorldCa32655993

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