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Anthropology, a human science

selected papers, 1939-1960.

by Margaret Mead

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Published by Van Nostrand in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 247-260.

    SeriesAn insight book,, 22
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN6 .M4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 260 p.
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5905825M
    LC Control Number64004694
    OCLC/WorldCa186415

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