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European new middle class individuality and tribalism in mass society by Pekka Sulkunen

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English



  • Europe.,
  • Finland


  • Middle class -- Europe,
  • Mass society,
  • Individualism -- Europe,
  • Neighborhood -- Europe,
  • Drinking customs -- Finland -- Case studies,
  • Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Social aspects -- Finland -- Case studies,
  • Hotels -- Social aspects -- Finland -- Case studies

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 172-183).

StatementPekka Sulkunen.
LC ClassificationsHT690.E73 S85 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 183 p. :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1713172M
ISBN 101856283402
LC Control Number92015316

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