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The Interpretation of dialogue

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Dialogue.,
  • Communication.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Tullio Maranhão.
ContributionsMaranhão, Tullio.
LC ClassificationsP95.455 .I5 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 376 p. ;
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2186979M
ISBN 100226504336, 0226504344
LC Control Number89005074

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