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Anthropology and the Western tradition

toward an authentic anthropology

by Jacob Pandian

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Published by Waveland Press in Prospect Heights, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 127-135.

    StatementJacob Pandian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN33 .P35 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 135 p. ;
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2586280M
    ISBN 100881331279
    LC Control Number85136040

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