Contents: Foreword ix; I. Social technological know-how in hindrance 1; II. the idea that of "Culture" eleven; III. The development of yankee tradition fifty four; IV. The Social Sciences as instruments 114; V. Values and the Social Sciences a hundred and eighty; VI. a few Outrageous Hypotheses 202; Index 251
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