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Contrasting values and multicultural society

International Conference on "Contrasting Values and Multicultural Society" (2001 Prague, Czech Republic)

Contrasting values and multicultural society

papers presented at the International Conference on "Contrasting Values and Multicultural Society" held at Vila Lanna, Prague, Czech Republic, 19-22 September 2001

by International Conference on "Contrasting Values and Multicultural Society" (2001 Prague, Czech Republic)

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Published by General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, United Methodist Church in Nashville, Tenn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural pluralism -- Congresses.,
  • Social values -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesContrasting values & multicultural society
    Statementsponsored by Centre for Research into Socio-Cultural Pluralism, Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic; General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, the United Methodist Church, Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Science, St. Martin"s College, Lancaster, United Kingdom.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsFilosofický ústav AV ČR. Centre for Research into Socio-cultural Pluralism., United Methodist Board of Higher Education and Ministry (U.S.), St. Martin"s College (Lancaster, England). Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Science.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM1271 .I577 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. ;
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21422609M
    ISBN 100938162217
    LC Control Number2005272248
    OCLC/WorldCa60686053

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