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Trading cultures in the classroom

two American teachers in China
  • 255 Pages
  • 1.92 MB
  • English
University of Hawaii Press , Honolulu
Muehl, Lois Baker., Muehl, Siegmar., English philology -- Study and teaching -- China., English language -- Study and teaching -- Chinese speakers., Americans -- China -- History -- 20th century., English teachers -- China -- Biography., China -- Civilization --


China, C

StatementLois Muehl & Siegmar Muehl.
ContributionsMuehl, Siegmar.
LC ClassificationsPE1068.C5 M84 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 255 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1737160M
ISBN 100824814428
LC Control Number92042272

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