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On the shoulders of giants

Robert King Merton

On the shoulders of giants

a Shandean postscript

by Robert King Merton

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Robert K. Merton. With a foreword by Catherine Drinker Bowen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3525.E7173 O5
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 289 p.
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5942126M
LC Control Number65012859
OCLC/WorldCa192589

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