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Anthropology and contemporary human problems

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Published by Mayfield Pub. in Mountain View, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology.,
  • Civilization, Modern -- 1950-,
  • Human ecology.,
  • Social problems.,
  • Social prediction.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-268) and index.

    StatementJohn H. Bodley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN320 .B62 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 278 p. :
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6792859M
    ISBN 10076741845X
    LC Control Number00058675

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