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The Resource The personality brokers : the strange history of Myers-Briggs and the birth of personality testing, Merve Emre

The personality brokers : the strange history of Myers-Briggs and the birth of personality testing, Merve Emre

Label
The personality brokers : the strange history of Myers-Briggs and the birth of personality testing
Title
The personality brokers
Title remainder
the strange history of Myers-Briggs and the birth of personality testing
Statement of responsibility
Merve Emre
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Offers a history of the most popular personality test in the world, which was first conceived in the 1920s by the mother-daughter team of Katherine Briggs and Isabel Briggs Myers, and examines its role in attempts to define the self
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Emre, Merve
Dewey number
155.2/8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF698.8.M94
LC item number
E56 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
  • Personality tests
  • Self-consciousness (Awareness)
  • Typology (Psychology)
Target audience
adult
Label
The personality brokers : the strange history of Myers-Briggs and the birth of personality testing, Merve Emre
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The cosmic laboratory of baby training -- Women's work -- Meet yourself -- An unbroken series of successful gestures -- Desperate amateurs -- The science of man -- The personality is political -- Sheep and buck -- A perfect spy -- People's capitalism -- The house party approach to testing -- That horrible woman -- The synchronicity of life and death -- One in a million
Control code
on1042077169
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 307 pages
Isbn
9780385541909
Lccn
2018011977
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
155.28 EM78 ; XX-N ; [A18BP023, #37, 8@27.95, LAP/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1042077169
  • (OCoLC)1042077169
Label
The personality brokers : the strange history of Myers-Briggs and the birth of personality testing, Merve Emre
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The cosmic laboratory of baby training -- Women's work -- Meet yourself -- An unbroken series of successful gestures -- Desperate amateurs -- The science of man -- The personality is political -- Sheep and buck -- A perfect spy -- People's capitalism -- The house party approach to testing -- That horrible woman -- The synchronicity of life and death -- One in a million
Control code
on1042077169
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 307 pages
Isbn
9780385541909
Lccn
2018011977
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
155.28 EM78 ; XX-N ; [A18BP023, #37, 8@27.95, LAP/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1042077169
  • (OCoLC)1042077169

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