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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Social psychology.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Other titlesAdvances in experimental social psychology.
Statementedited by Leonard Berkowitz ; contributors, Norman H. Anderson ... [et al.].
ContributionsBerkowitz, Leonard, 1926-, Anderson, Norman H.
LC ClassificationsHM251 .C645
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 528 p. :
Number of Pages528
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4718061M
ISBN 100120918501
LC Control Number78004811

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