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The Anthropological Lens

Harsh Light, Soft Focus

by James L. Peacock

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Philosophy,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Anthropology - Philosophy,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Anthropology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7737292M
    ISBN 100521337488
    ISBN 109780521337489

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