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The World of the Anthropologist

by Marc Auge

  • 35 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Berg Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular culture,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Methodology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Ethnology,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8958457M
    ISBN 101845204484
    ISBN 109781845204488

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