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Protestantism and capitalism the Weber thesis and its critics by Robert W. Green

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Published by Heath in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Robert W.Green.
SeriesProblems in European Civilization
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 116p. ;
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18990542M

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