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anthropological lens

harsh light, soft focus

by James L. Peacock

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJames L. Peacock.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN33 .P358 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 156 p. ;
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3948410M
    ISBN 100521808383, 0521004594
    LC Control Number2001037560


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