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Value systems and personality in a Western civilization

Norwegians in Europe and America

by Christen T. Jonassen

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Published by Ohio State University Press in Columbus .
Written in English

  • Norway
    • Subjects:
    • Culture.,
    • Personality.,
    • Social values.,
    • Norwegians -- Psychology.,
    • Norwegian Americans -- Psychology.,
    • Civilization, Western.,
    • Norway -- Social conditions -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      StatementChristen T. Jonassen.
      LC ClassificationsHN563 .J66 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 382 p. :
      Number of Pages382
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3169289M
      ISBN 100814203477
      LC Control Number83011391

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