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Contemporary cultural anthropology

Michael C. Howard

Contemporary cultural anthropology

by Michael C. Howard

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Published by HarperCollins College Publishers in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 391-400) and indexes.

    StatementMichael C. Howard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN316 .H68 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 416 p. :
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1716813M
    ISBN 100673522555
    LC Control Number92019291

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