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Foundations of character and personality an introduction to the psychology of social adjustment by Betts, George Herbert

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Published by The Bobbs-Merrill company in Indianapolis, New York .
Written in English


  • Character.,
  • Personality.,
  • Social psychology.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] George Herbert Betts ... edited by Raymond A. Kent ...
ContributionsKent, Raymond Asa, 1883- ed.
LC ClassificationsBF698 .B42
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 371 p.
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6349243M
LC Control Number37003039

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