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The nature of civilization

a psychological analysis

by Paul Rosenfels

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Published by Ninth Street Center in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self-actualization (Psychology),
  • Sex (Psychology),
  • Civilization -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Human beings.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Paul Rosenfels.
    SeriesNinth Street Center monograph
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF637.S4 R67 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67 p. ;
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2779141M
    ISBN 100932961037
    LC Control Number86143005
    OCLC/WorldCa13883614

    “Murderous, mutual loathing between tribes was no more explicable, or complicated, then the genocidal urges of chimpanzees—a fact of nature that we humans, vainly and disingenuously, pretend our codes of civilization transcend.” ― Alan Weisman, The World Without Us.


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