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Published by Macmillan Press, Distributed by Humanities Press in London, Atlantic Highlands, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Marxist anthropology.,
  • Economic anthropology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Joel S. Kahn and Josep R. Llobera.
SeriesCritical social studies
ContributionsKahn, Joel S., Llobera, Josep R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHX550.A56 A57 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 329 p. :
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3057199M
ISBN 100333234170, 0333234189
LC Control Number82152269

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