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The meaning of the built environment

a nonverbal communication approach

by Amos Rapoport

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Published by University of Arizona Press in Tucson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental psychology,
  • Meaning (Psychology),
  • Body language

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAmos Rapoport ; with a new epilogue by the author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF353 .R36 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination253 p. :
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1858232M
    ISBN 100816511764
    LC Control Number90010742

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