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Islands of history

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Published by Tavistock in London .
Written in English

  • Ethnology and history.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarshall Sahlins.
    SeriesSocial sciencepaperbacks -- 363
    LC ClassificationsGN345.2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix,180p. :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17427772M
    ISBN 100422616702

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Islands of history by Marshall David Sahlins Download PDF EPUB FB2

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