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American student and the non-Western World.

Vera Micheles Dean

American student and the non-Western World.

by Vera Micheles Dean

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Oriental -- Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Inglis lecture,, 1956
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB20 .D4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p.
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6203124M
    LC Control Number56013285
    OCLC/WorldCa362120

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