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Symbol, myth, and rhetoric

Jenny Phillips

Symbol, myth, and rhetoric

the politics of culture in an Armenian American population

by Jenny Phillips

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Armenian Americans -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJenny Phillips.
    SeriesImmigrant communities & ethnic minorities in the United States & Canada ;, 23
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.A7 P49 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination311 p. :
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2408468M
    ISBN 100404194338
    LC Control Number87045788


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Symbols and the Social Order Order and Hierarchy Terms for Order Sin and Redemption Ideology and Myth. Rhetoric, as popularly understood, amounts to little more than a bundle of self-interest wrapped by a thin layer of truth. But this is only one model of rhetoric.

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