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TRATTATO DI SOCIOLOGIA GENERALE. BY VILFREDO PARETO. 2 vols. Firenze: Barbèra, 1916. English translation: THE MIND AND SOCIETY. Edited by Arthur Livingston; translated by Andrew Bongiorno and Arthur Livingston with the advice and cooperation of James Harvey Rogers. 4 vols. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1935.

PARETO has never been widely read in the United States. Even during the 1930's, when the admirable English translation of the "Sociologia Generale" edited by the late Arthur Livingston came out, there was no more than a flurry among the reviewers. Pareto's big book does indeed continue to be read by professional students of human relations. As an "

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