Gods In The City: Intercultural and Inter-religious Dialogue

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Group tours can be scheduled with advance notice. For example, he brings up the discovery of the Carib language in Brazil to show the importance of language and the effect that this discovery had on how anthropologists looked at that people. Many careers do require additional coursework and education and a number of our students go on to immediately pursue advanced degrees. This is a common phenomenon for travelers who are totally immersed in the language and customs of another society, day and night, without a break.

Pages: 226

Publisher: Council of Europe (March 30, 2008)

ISBN: 9287163847

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