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origin of the distinction of ranks or, An inquiry into the circumstances which give rise to influence andauthority, in the different members of society. by John Millar

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Published by Foulis; (etc) in Glasgow .
Written in English


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Paginationviii, 362 p. ;
Number of Pages362
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Open LibraryOL20639577M

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