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Languages and cultures in the Australian community

Queensland Multicultural Conference Mt. Gravatt College of Advanced Education, Brisbane 1977

Languages and cultures in the Australian community

proceedings of the First Queensland Multicultural Conference, Mt. Gravatt College of Advanced Education, Brisbane, April 16th-17th, 1977

by Queensland Multicultural Conference Mt. Gravatt College of Advanced Education, Brisbane 1977

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Published by Organizing Committee, First Queensland Multicultural Conference in Brisbane .
Written in English

  • Australian languages -- Congresses,
  • Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Congresses,
  • Australia -- Civilization -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by G. Birch ... [et al.].
    ContributionsBirch, G.
    LC ClassificationsPL7001 Q42 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination147 p.
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19274325M
    ISBN 100959676910

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