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Title: The Aboriginal-White Encounter: Towards Better Communication
Written By: M.S. Bain

Faced with unexplained communication difficulties, the author draws on linguistics, anthropology, and cognitive psychology, and concludes that traditional Aborigines prefer to operate on the basis of thought which is directly tied to reality and action which is interactional.

Publication Year: 1993
Publisher: SIL International Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0868923478
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 251
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