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Kinsey, a biography

Cornelia V. Christenson

Kinsey, a biography

  • 197 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kinsey, Alfred C. 1894-1956,
  • Sex (Psychology),
  • Sex (Biology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] Cornelia V. Christenson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF109.K53 C47 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 241 p.
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5317641M
    ISBN 100253146259
    LC Control Number72154897


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