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Published by P. Smith in Montclair, N.J .
Written in English


  • Crime -- Classification

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StatementThorsten Sellin, Marvin E. Wolfgang ; reprinted with a new introd. by Stanley Turner.
SeriesPatterson Smith series in criminology, law enforcement & social problems : publication -- no. 209.
ContributionsWolfgang, Marvin E., 1924-
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 423 p. :
Number of Pages423
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21034922M
ISBN 100875852092

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