Putting Adam Ferguson in his place.

@article{Brewer2007PuttingAF,
  title={Putting Adam Ferguson in his place.},
  author={John David Brewer},
  journal={The British journal of sociology},
  year={2007},
  volume={58 1},
  pages={
          105-22
        }
}
  • J. Brewer
  • Published 1 March 2007
  • History
  • The British journal of sociology
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