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Evolution and culture

Evolution and culture

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Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Marshall D. Sahlins and Elman R. Service.
ContributionsService, Elman R., Sahlins, Marshall D.
The Physical Object
Pagination131p.
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21476286M
ISBN 100472087762


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