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Understanding our culture

Wendell H. Oswalt

Understanding our culture

an anthropological view

by Wendell H. Oswalt

  • 234 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Anthropology.,
    • United States -- Civilization -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 147-154.

      Statement[by] Wendell H. Oswalt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.12 .O8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 160 p.
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4574632M
      ISBN 100030802903
      LC Control Number77107029
      OCLC/WorldCa55802

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