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Method and perspective in anthropology

Method and perspective in anthropology

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Published in Minneapolis, Minn.bMinnesota U.P.; Oxford U.P .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wallis, Wilson D.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementpapers in honor of Wilson D. Wallis ; edited by Robert F. Spencer.
    ContributionsSpencer, Robert F.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,323p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19445692M


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