Understanding Freud
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Understanding Freud the man and his ideas

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939 -- Congresses,
  • Psychoanalysis -- History -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Emanuel E. Garcia.
ContributionsGarcia, Emanuel E., 1954-
LC ClassificationsBF109.F74 U53 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 174 p. ;
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1703094M
ISBN 100814730450
LC Control Number92004146

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