Inside cultures a new introduction to cultural anthropology by William L. BalГ©e

Cover of: Inside cultures | William L. BalГ©e

Published by Left Coast Press in Walnut Creek, CA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Ethnology,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementWilliam Balee
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN316 .B365 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25237700M
ISBN 101598746057
ISBN 109781598746051
LC Control Number2012004965

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