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R. D. Laing (Edinburgh Review: Introductions to Scottish Culture)

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Published by Edinburgh University Press .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Psychiatry,
  • History,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • History - General History,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Philosophers

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8621552M
ISBN 101859332706
ISBN 109781859332702

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