Nature and the human soul

cultivating wholeness and community in a fragmented world by Bill Plotkin

Publisher: New World Library in Novato, Calif

Written in English
Published: Pages: 517 Downloads: 18
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Subjects:

  • Developmental psychology,
  • Nature -- Psychological aspects

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 467-493) and index.

StatementBill Plotkin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF713 .P585 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination517 p. ;
Number of Pages517
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18730705M
ISBN 101577315510
ISBN 109781577315513
LC Control Number2007038812

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