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Individualism and Commitment in American Life

Individualism and Commitment in American Life

Readings on the Themes of Habits of the Heart

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Published by HarperCollins .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsRobert N. Bellah (Editor), Richard Madsen (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages475
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7285779M
ISBN 100060961910
ISBN 109780060961916


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