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Published by Institute of Afro-american Affairs, New York University in [New York] .
Written in English


  • African Americans -- Psychology.,
  • Humanistic psychology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 22-23.

Statementby Adelbert H. Jenkins.
SeriesTenth-year anniversary commemorative monograph series ;, v. 1, no. 2
LC ClassificationsE185.625 .J46
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 23 p. ;
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4135054M
LC Control Number80112829

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