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Published by Center for Global Perspectives in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Culture -- Study and teaching.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAlice Ann Cleaveland, Jean Craven, Maryanne Danfelser.
SeriesIntercom ;, 92/93, Intercom (New York, N.Y.) ;, 92/93.
ContributionsCraven, Jean, joint author., Danfelser, Maryanne, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ7164.I8 I48 no. 92/93, HM101 I48 no. 92/93
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4452241M
LC Control Number79114684

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