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Theories in contemporary psychology.

Melvin Herman Marx

Theories in contemporary psychology.

by Melvin Herman Marx

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF21 .M45 1963
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 628 p.
    Number of Pages628
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5883547M
    LC Control Number63015264

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