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social life of blind people. by Eric Josephson

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Published by American Foundation for the Blind in New York .
Written in English


  • Blind -- Psychology.

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Bibliography: p. 87-98.

StatementEric, Josephson.
SeriesAmerican Foundation for the Blind. Research series -- no.19., Research series (American Foundation for the Blind) -- 19.
The Physical Object
Pagination150 p. ;
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16220507M

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