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Published by Falmer Press in London, Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Discourse analysis, Narrative.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-155) and index.

StatementMartin Cortazzi.
SeriesSocial research and educational studies series ;, 12
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP302.7 .C67 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 162 p. ;
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1397101M
ISBN 101850009627, 1850009635
LC Control Number93004577

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