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Social & cultual anthropology in perspective

I. M. Lewis

Social & cultual anthropology in perspective

by I. M. Lewis

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Published by Transaction in New Brunswick, N.J, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [382]-392) and index.

    Other titlesSocial and cultual anthropology in perspective.
    StatementIoan M. Lewis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN316
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxli, 408 p. ;
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22156671M
    ISBN 100765809869

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