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Critique of modernity

Alain Touraine

Critique of modernity

by Alain Touraine

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Published by Blackwell in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History -- Philosophy,
  • Civilization, Modern -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlain Touraine ; translated by David Macey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD210 .T6813 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1096886M
    LC Control Number94021504

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