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American cultural dialogue and its transmission by George Dearborn Spindler

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Published by Falmer Press in London, New York .
Written in English



  • United States,
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  • Multicultural education -- United States,
  • Culture diffusion -- United States,
  • Culture -- Study and teaching -- United States,
  • United States -- Civilization

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-177) and index.

StatementGeorge and Louise Spindler with Henry Trueba and Melvin D. Williams.
ContributionsSpindler, Louise S.
LC ClassificationsE169.1 .S735 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 182 p. :
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1872249M
ISBN 10185000773X, 1850007748
LC Control Number90031874

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