Environments: notes and selections on objects, spaces, and behavior by Stephen Friedman

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Published by Brooks/Cole Pub. Co. in Monterey, Calif .

Written in English

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  • Environmental psychology -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 263-267.

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Statement[by] Stephen Friedman [and] Joseph B. Juhasz.
SeriesCore books in psychology series
ContributionsJuhasz, Joseph B., joint comp.
LC ClassificationsBF353 .F74
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 275 p.
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5435892M
ISBN 100818501014
LC Control Number73084125

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