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An anthropologist looks at history.

A. L. Kroeber

An anthropologist looks at history.

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization -- History -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a foreword by Milton Singer. Edited by Theodora Kroeber.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB19 .K686 1963
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 213 p.
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5884302M
    LC Control Number63016250


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