Love at Goon Park Harry Harlow and the science of affection by Deborah Blum

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Published by Perseus Pub. in Cambridge, MA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Harlow, Harry Frederick, 1905-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-326) and index.

Book details

StatementDeborah Blum.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF109.H346 B58 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 336 p. :
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3574839M
ISBN 100738202789
LC Control Number2002112387

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