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Published by Berghahn Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cultural relativism,
  • Social values

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Monica Heintz.
ContributionsHeintz, Monica.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN345.5 .A57 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 221 p. ;
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24116038M
ISBN 101845455924
ISBN 109781845455927
LC Control Number2009027914

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