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psychology of reading

Robert G. Crowder

psychology of reading

an introduction

by Robert G. Crowder

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reading, Psychology of

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-261) and index.

    StatementRobert G. Crowder, Richard K. Wagner.
    ContributionsWagner, Richard K.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF456.R2 C73 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 266 p. :
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1538419M
    ISBN 10019506593X, 0195065948
    LC Control Number91016827

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