The present position of American anthropology
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Published by s.n.] in [Ottawa? .
Written in English


  • Anthropology -- Canada,
  • Anthropology -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementby John Campbell.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 10337
ContributionsRoyal Society of Canada.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (10 fr.).
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21356998M
ISBN 100665103379

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