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The road to total freedom : a sociological analysis of scientology

Author: Roy Wallis
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1977, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The "author traces the emergence of [scientology] as a lay psychotherapy--'Dianetics'--and its development into an authoritarian sect."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Wallis
ISBN: 0231042000 9780231042000
OCLC Number: 2373469
Description: xiv, 282 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The sociology of cult and sect --
The cult and its transformation --
The sect: scientology.
Responsibility: Roy Wallis.

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The "author traces the emergence of [scientology] as a lay psychotherapy--'Dianetics'--and its development into an authoritarian sect."--Jacket.

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