Human personality and the environment
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Human personality and the environment

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


  • Personality.,
  • Psychophysiology.,
  • Characters and characteristics.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesLowell Institute lectures, 1933.
Statementby Charles Macfie Campbell.
LC ClassificationsBF698 .C16
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 252 p.
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14385408M
LC Control Number34036603

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