Cultural discontinuities and personality transformation. by Margaret Mead

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  • Lewin, Kurt, 1890-1947.,
  • Social change

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SeriesThe Journal of social issues. Supplement series,, no. 8
LC ClassificationsHM251 .M42
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Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
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Open LibraryOL6194160M
LC Control Number56000464

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