Mathematical sociology a selective annotated bibliography by Janet Holland

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Sociology -- Mathematical models -- Bibliography.,
  • Sociology -- Statistical methods -- Bibliography.

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Statement[by] Janet Holland and M. D. Steuer.
ContributionsSteuer, Max David, joint author.
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LC ClassificationsZ7164.S68 H6 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 109 p.
Number of Pages109
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Open LibraryOL5312613M
LC Control Number72097255

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