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The nature of cultural things.

Marvin Harris

The nature of cultural things.

by Marvin Harris

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [191]-197.

    SeriesStudies in anthropology,, AS5, Studies in anthropology (New York) ;, AS5.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN27 .H35
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 209 p.
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5887061M
    LC Control Number63019713
    OCLC/WorldCa491908

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