Perspectives in personality theory edited by Henry P. David and Helmut von Bracken. by Henry Philip David

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Published by Basic Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Personality

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Book details

ContributionsBracken, Helmut von.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 435 p. illus. ;
Number of Pages435
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Open LibraryOL20655574M

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