|Statement||Robert E. Riggs.|
|Series||Illinois studies in the social sciences ;, v. 41|
|LC Classifications||H31 .I4 vol. 41|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 208 p. :|
|Number of Pages||208|
|LC Control Number||58005601|
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