Cultural cognition

new perspectives in audience theory
  • 137 Pages
  • 2.60 MB
  • English

Nordicom , Göteborg
Mass media -- Audiences -- Congresses., Cognitive psychology -- Congresses., Mass media and culture -- Congre
Statementedited by Birgitta Höijer and Anita Werner.
SeriesNORDICOM-Sverige, 12 =, NORDICOM-Sweden ;, 12, NORDICOM-Sverige (Series) ;, 12.
ContributionsHöijer, Birgitta, 1937-, Werner, Anita., Universitetet i Oslo. Institutt for medier og kommunikasjon.
LC ClassificationsP96.A83 C86 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination137 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL62788M
LC Control Number99159325

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