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Published by Blackwell Publishers in Malden, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Globalization

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Jonathan Xavier Inda and Renato Rosaldo.
SeriesBlackwell readers in anthropology -- 1
ContributionsInda, Jonathan Xavier., Rosaldo, Renato.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN27 .A673 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 498 p. ;
Number of Pages498
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15612483M
ISBN 100631222332, 0631222324
ISBN 109780631222330, 9780631222323
LC Control Number2001025966
OCLC/WorldCa46640839

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