How dwarfs experience the world around them the personal geographies of "disabled" people by Kruse, Robert J.

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Dwarfism -- Social aspects,
  • Dwarfism -- Psychological aspects,
  • Space perception,
  • Dwarfism,
  • Prejudice,
  • Social Environment,
  • Spatial Behavior

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-107) and index.

Book details

StatementRobert J. Kruse II ; with a preface by James A. Tyner.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRB140.3 .K78 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 111 p. ;
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18460085M
ISBN 100773452818
ISBN 109780773452817
LC Control Number2007047867

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