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Individualism & collectivism

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Individualism,
  • Collectivism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-246) and index.

    Other titlesIndividualism and collectivism
    StatementHarry C. Triandis.
    SeriesNew directions in social psychology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM136 .T75 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 259 p. :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1120130M
    ISBN 100813318491, 0813318505
    LC Control Number94046567


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