America"s blame culture
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America"s blame culture pointing fingers and shunning restitution by Terence J. Centner

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Published by Carolina Academic Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Terence J. Centner.
LC ClassificationsKF1250 .C43 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16681313M
ISBN 109781594604836
LC Control Number2008011656

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