Writing for scholars a practical guide to making sense and being heard by Lynn P. Nygaard

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Published by Universitetsforlaget, Distribution, International Specialized Book Services in [Oslo, Norway], Portland, OR .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Academic writing,
  • English language -- Rhetoric

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementLynn P. Nygaard.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP301.5.A27 N94 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination195 p. :
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23632810M
ISBN 109788215013916, 9788763002219, 9789147089888
LC Control Number2009291597

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