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Laing by Edgar Zodiag Friedenberg

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Published by Fontana in London .
Written in English


  • Laing, R. D. 1927-,
  • Psychiatry.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 124-125.

Statement[by] Edgar Z. Friedenberg.
SeriesFontana modern masters
LC ClassificationsRC454.4 .F74
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p.
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5083771M
ISBN 100006331750
LC Control Number74154873

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