Public opinion, mass behavior and political psychology
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Public opinion, mass behavior and political psychology anannotated and intensively indexed compilation of significant books, pamphlets, articles, selected and processed by the Universal Reference System, a computerized information retrieval service in the social and behavioral sciences

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Published by Pergamon in Oxford .
Written in English


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Statementpreparedunder the direction of Alfred de Grazia (and others).
SeriesPolitical science, government, and public policy series -- vol.6
ContributionsDe Grazia, Alfred., Universal Reference System.
LC ClassificationsZ7204.S67
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi,1225p. ;
Number of Pages1225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14895811M
ISBN 100080156347

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