Strangers in the world

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Published by H. Huber in Bern .

Written in English

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  • Emigration and immigration -- Psychological aspects,
  • Refugees -- Psychology,
  • Assimilation (Sociology)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Book details

StatementLeo Eitinger and David Schwarz (editors).
ContributionsEitinger, Leo, 1912-, Schwarz, David, 1928-
LC ClassificationsJV6127 .S85 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination370 p. ;
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3880193M
ISBN 103456809727
LC Control Number81206026

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