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Areas of psychology.

Frederick L. Marcuse

Areas of psychology.

by Frederick L. Marcuse

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology

  • Edition Notes

    Series[Harper"s psychological series]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF38 .M36
    The Physical Object
    Pagination532 p.
    Number of Pages532
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6137469M
    LC Control Number53011677
    OCLC/WorldCa191649

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