TITLE

Feeling good without doing good

AUTHOR(S)
Baker, Ken
PUB. DATE
December 1995
SOURCE
IPA Review;1995, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Bibliography
ABSTRACT
Comments on the increasing self-absorption in the content of personal development books. Benjamin Franklin's `Poor Richard's Almanac' as the forerunner of self-help books; Comparison of Franklin's book with a foremost example of contemporary self-help books.
ACCESSION #
9601052183

 

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