American studies through Russian and American eyes

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Publisher: Pomor University in St. Peterburg, Fairfield

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  • National characteristics, American -- Congresses,
  • Group identity -- United States -- Congresses,
  • United States -- Study and teaching -- Congresses,
  • United States -- Ethnic relations -- Congresses,
  • United States -- Study and teaching -- Russia (Federation) -- Congresses

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Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesAmerikanistika glazami russkikh i amerikanskikh issledovateleĭ :
Statement[avtory, V.V. Noskov ... et al].
ContributionsNoskov, V. V., Fairfield University., Rossiĭskiĭ gosudarstvennyĭ pedagogicheskiĭ universitet imeni A.I. Gert︠s︡ena., Pomorskiĭ gosudarstvennyĭ universitet imeni M.V. Lomonosova.
LC ClassificationsE175.8 .A5844 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination174 p. ;
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23875010M
ISBN 105880864103
LC Control Number2009413446

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