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Ordinary people and extraordinary evil

a report on the beguilings of evil

by Katz, Fred E.

  • 181 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Good and evil -- Case studies,
  • Good and evil -- Psychological aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-151) and index.

    StatementFred E. Katz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1401 .K38 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 154 p. ;
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1713409M
    ISBN 100791414418, 0791414426
    LC Control Number92015578

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