Golden Dragon and Purple Phoenix - The Chinese and Their

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Students will learn grant writing, research methods, ethics, and budgets. How to Apply: Send letter of application, c.v., the names of three references, transcripts, and evidence of teaching ability to Chair, Cultural Anthropology Search Committee, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, G1 McElhaney, 441 North Walk, Indiana, PA 15705. After discussing the ultimate sources of culture change­discovery and innovation—they discuss some of what is known about the conditions under which people are likely to accept innovations.

Pages: 604

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company (May 29, 2013)

ISBN: 9814383430

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