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Sumner, William Graham (1840–1910)

John Scott and Gordon Marshall

in A Dictionary of Sociology

Third edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199533008
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191726842
Sumner, William Graham (1840–1910)

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(1840–1910)

An early American sociologist and noted laissez-faire Social Darwinist. Influenced by the works of Herbert Spencer

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Subjects: Sociology

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