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Published by International Universities Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Piaget, Jean, -- 1896-1980.,
  • Space perception.,
  • Child psychology.

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Edition Notes

Statement(by) Monique Laurendeau and Adrien Pinard.
ContributionsPinard, Adrien.
LC ClassificationsBF723.S63
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 465 p. :
Number of Pages465
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20647097M

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