Evolutionary cultural semiotics essays on the foundation and institutionalization of integrated cultural studies by Walter A. Koch

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Published by N. Brockmeyer in Bochum .

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  • Semiotics.,
  • Culture.

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Statementby Walter A. Koch ; translated by Susan Carter Vogel.
SeriesBPX ;, 6
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LC ClassificationsP99 .K5713 1986
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Pagination313 p. :
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2439592M
ISBN 103883394092
LC Control Number87133146

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