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Character and social structure in America

Harvard University. Dept. of Sociology

Character and social structure in America

selected papers from social sciences 136, 1959.

by Harvard University. Dept. of Sociology

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Published by Harvard Print. Off. in [Cambridge] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Sociology,
    • United States -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      StatementEdited with introductions, by Roger Hagan. Preface by David Riesman.
      ContributionsHagan, Roger, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHM15 .H28
      The Physical Object
      Pagination255 p.
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5791927M
      LC Control Number60002527
      OCLC/WorldCa29980166


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The political system depicted in Vonnegut’s story is distinctly American and founded on the principles of egalitarianism, which holds that people should be equal in every way. Throughout its history, America has seen incremental improvements in the domestic and social lives of its citizens.

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