Theories and methods in cross-cultural orientation
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Published by Pergamon Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Intercultural communication.,
  • Cultural relations.,
  • Cross-cultural orientation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJudith N. Martin, guest editor.
ContributionsMartin, Judith N., Society for Intercultural Education, Training, and Research.
LC ClassificationsGN345.65 .T44 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination[101]-258 p.
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19725292M

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