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Theses/Dissertations from 1983

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Transitions in Herodotus: An Analysis Based Principally on the First Book, Rosaria V. Munson

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Camera Clubs and Fine Art Photography: Distinguishing Between Art and Amateur Activity, Dona Beth Schwartz

Theses/Dissertations from 1982

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Some Communicational Aspects of Patient Placement and Careers in Two Nursing Homes, Stuart Jay Sigman

Theses/Dissertations from 1981

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Socialization Patterns and Children's Television and Film-Related Play, Carla Joan Sarett

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The Study of Influenza Virus Antigens by Means of Monoclonal Hybridoma Antibodies, Jonathan Wilson Yewdell

Theses/Dissertations from 1980

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Film Talk: Viewers Responses to a Film as a Socially Situated Event, George Frederick Custen

Theses/Dissertations from 1979

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An Algebraic Approach to Symmetry With Applications to Knot Theory, David Edward Joyce

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Communication, Social Organization and the Redefinition of Death A Case Study in the Institutionalization of an Idea, Leslie Ann Rado

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The Dysfunctional Attitude Scale: A Validation Study, Arlene Nancy Weissman

Theses/Dissertations from 1978

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An Exploration of the Origins of Objectivity in American News Reporting, Daniel Toby Schiller

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Gandhi and Mao As Communicators: A Comparative Study of Practice and Theory, Kusum Jitendra Singh

Theses/Dissertations from 1977

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Some Aspects of the Interaction of Speaker and Hearer in the Construction of the Turn at Talk in Natural Conversation, Charles Goodwin

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Learning About Crime: Conceptions of Crime and Law Enforcement as They Relate to Use of Television and Other Information Sources, Susan Schwartz McDonald

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Naqqāli and Ferdowsi: Creativity in the Iranian National Tradition, Mary Ellen Page

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The Relationship Between Daytime Serials and Their Viewers, Sari T. Thomas

Theses/Dissertations from 1976

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Interpreters and Egyptianized Nubians in Ancient Egyptian Foreign Policy: Aspects of the History of Egypt and Nubia, Lanny David Bell

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Toward a Behavioral Basis for Urban Planning and Design: Inquiry Into Decision Processes and the Psychosocial Costs of Planned Environmental Change, Jimmy Michael Cobb

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Client Relationship and Mass Media Policy: A Comparative Case Study of Mass Market and Library Market Production And Distribution In Children's Book Publishing, Joseph Turow

Theses/Dissertations from 1975

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Herman Melville and the Law, Jill Louise McKinney

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Railroads and Aspects of Social Change in Senegal, 1878-1933, PAUL EDWARD PHEFFER

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Electrical Brain Stimulation in the Rat: Differentiation of Temporal Integration Characteristics in the Substrates for the Rewarding and Aversive Effects, Peter Shizgal

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Men and Women in Television Drama: The Use of Two Multivariate Techniques for Isolating Dimensions of Characterization, Nancy Signorielli Tedesco

Theses/Dissertations from 1974

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Melanesians as Methodists: Economy and Marriage on a Papua and New Guinea Island, Stuart James Berde

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Children's Susceptibility to Television Advertising: A Behavioral Test of Cognition and Attitude, John R. Rossiter

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Communication Behavior of Persons Living in a Megalopolis: A Study of Mass Media Use and Interpersonal Communications of Commuters and Local Workers, Linda Jo Shipley

Theses/Dissertations from 1973

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Social Implications of Adult Literacy: A Study Among Migrant Women in Peru, Heli Ennis de Sagasti

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Attributional and Inferential Strategies in the Interpretation of Visual Communications: A Developmental Study, James Patrick Murphy

Theses/Dissertations from 1972

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Genetic and Sociocultural Influence on Language Development, Lynn Harding Waterhouse

Theses/Dissertations from 1971

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Some Results on Crossing Numbers, Alexander John Lyczak Jr.

Theses/Dissertations from 1969

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The Statutes of the Teutonic Knights: A Study of Religious Chivalry, Indrikis Sterns

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Emotional Arousal as a Factor in Communication-Mediated Aggressive Behavior, Dolf Zillmann

Papers from 1967

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Chronic Valve Disease and Left Atrial Splitting in the Dog [Dissertation], James W. Buchanan

Theses/Dissertations from 1965

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Adat Beyt Moshe -- The Colored House Of Moses, A Study Of The Contemporary Negro Religious Community And Its Leader, Martin Gelman

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Some Probabilistic Models of Simple Choice and Ranking, Anthony Marley

Theses/Dissertations from 1960

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The Christian Socialists of Austria as a Parliamentary Party, Edwin Lane Dunbaugh

Theses/Dissertations from 1930

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The Secondary School Population in Some of its Social and Economic Relationships: A Study of the Secondary School Population Enrolled in the Public Secondary Schools of Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, Herman M. Wessel