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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ContributionsRandy Y. Hirokawa (Editor), Robert S. Cathcart (Editor), Larry A. Samovar (Editor), Linda D. Henman (Editor)
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Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL9729092M
ISBN 100195330005
ISBN 109780195330007

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