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The origin of cultures

W. Penn Handwerker

The origin of cultures

how individual choices make cultures change

by W. Penn Handwerker

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Published by Left Coast Press in Walnut Creek, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementW. Penn Handwerker
SeriesKey questions in anthropology
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN357.5 .H36 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24448281M
ISBN 109781598740677, 9781598740684
LC Control Number2009028843

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