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The invention of culture.

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Culture,
  • Anthropology,
  • Personality

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesPrentice-Hall anthropology series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN27 .W33
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 168 p.
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5052238M
    ISBN 100135026091
    LC Control Number74013867
    OCLC/WorldCa984195

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