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Fantasy, myth, and reality essays in honor of Jacob A. Arlow by

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Published by International Universities Press in Madison, Conn .
Written in English


  • Arlow, Jacob A.,
  • Fantasy.,
  • Subconsciousness.,
  • Identity (Psychology),
  • Psychology, Pathological.,
  • Psychology, Religious.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by Harold P. Blum ... [et al.].
ContributionsArlow, Jacob A., Blum, Harold P., 1929-
LC ClassificationsBF175.5.F36 F36 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 538 p. ;
Number of Pages538
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2036571M
ISBN 100823618870
LC Control Number88012766

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