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science of human nature

a psychology for beginners

by William Henry Pyle

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Published by Silver, Burdett & company in Boston, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

  • Educational psychology,
  • Psychology

  • Edition Notes

    Contains bibliographies

    Statementby William Henry Pyle
    SeriesTeacher training series, ed. by W. W. Charters
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 229 p.
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14722783M
    LC Control Number17016884

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