Social psychology of modern life

by Steuart Henderson Britt

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart in New York

Written in English
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Statement[by] Steuart Henderson Britt ...
LC ClassificationsHM251 .B66
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 562 p.
Number of Pages562
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Open LibraryOL6417212M
LC Control Number41008732

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