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The future of anthropology

The future of anthropology

its relevance to the contemporary world

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Published by Athlone in London, Atlantic Highlands, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology -- Philosophy,
  • Ethnology -- Methodology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Akbar S. Ahmed and Cris N. Shore.
    ContributionsAhmed, Akbar S., Shore, Cris, 1959-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN345 .F87 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 291 p. ;
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL798371M
    ISBN 100485114453, 0485121050
    LC Control Number95034567

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