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Argument in transition proceedings of the Third Summer Conference on Argumentation by Summer Conference on Argumentation (3rd 1983 Alta, Utah)

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Published by Speech Communication Association in Annandale, VA .
Written in English


  • Forensics (Public speaking) -- Congresses,
  • Debates and debating -- Congresses

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Statementedited by David Zarefsky, Malcolm O. Sillars, Jack Rhodes : sponsored by the Speech Communication Association and the American Forensic Association : hosted by the University of Utah, July 28-31, 1983 at Rustler Lodge, Alta, Utah
ContributionsZarefsky, David, Sillars, Malcolm O. 1928-, Rhodes, Jack, American Forensic Association, Speech Communication Association
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Pagination954 columns ;
Number of Pages954
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14057921M

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