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History on the couch

essays in history and psychoanalysis

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Published by Melbourne University Press in Carlton, Vic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychohistory.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 216-225) and index.

    Statementedited by Joy Damousi and Robert Reynolds.
    ContributionsDamousi, Joy., Reynolds, Robert, 1965-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD16.16 .H57 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 233 p. ;
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3761272M
    ISBN 10052285057X
    LC Control Number2003464679

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