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Karl Bonhoeffer - bibliography

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German psychiatrist, born Marc 31, 1868, Neresheim, W├╝rttemberg; died 1948, Berlin.


  • Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der grosst├Ądtischen Bettel- und Vagabundentums. Berlin, 1900.

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