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Lester Frank Ward

Sociologist, Geologist, Biologist (18-Jun-1841 — 18-Apr-1913)


Emily Palmer Cape. Lester F. Ward\; a Personal Sketch. G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1922. 208pp.

Samuel Chugerman. Lester F. Ward: The American Aristotle: A Summary and Interpretation of His Sociology. Duke University Press. 1939. 591pp.

Henry Steele Commager (editor). Lester Ward and the Welfare State. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill. 1967. 442pp.

Edward C. Rafferty. Apostle of Human Progress: Lester Frank Ward and American Political Thought, 1841-1913. Rowman & Littlefield. 2003. 363pp.

Edward A. Ross. Lester F. Ward: The American Aristotle. Duke University Press. 1939. 591pp.

Clifford H. Scott. Lester Frank Ward. Twayne. 1976. 192pp.

Lester Frank Ward. Young Ward's Diary. New York City: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1935. 321pp.

Clement Wood. The Substance of the Sociology of Lester F. Ward. New York City: Vanguard Press. 1930. 183pp.


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