4 edition of Understanding Mexicans and Americans found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-215).
|Statement||Rogelio Diaz-Guerrero and Lorand B. Szalay.|
|Series||Cognition and language|
|Contributions||Szalay, Lorand B.|
|LC Classifications||P35 .D47 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 297 p. :|
|Number of Pages||297|
|LC Control Number||90022262|
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