Following the West? the challenge of diversity : a comparative analysis of Polish and British press

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StatementIan Connell, Darek Galasinski, Jacek H.Kolodziej [editors].
ContributionsConnell, Ian., Galasinski, Darek., Kolodziej, Jacek H.
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Pagination67p. :
Number of Pages67
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Open LibraryOL17154766M

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