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Melanesia readings on a culture area. Edited by L.L. Langness and John C. Weschler. by Lewis L. Langness

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Published by Chandler Pub. Co. in Scranton .
Written in English


  • Ethnology -- Melanesia

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Edition Notes

SeriesChandler publications in anthropology and sociology
ContributionsWeschler, John C.
LC ClassificationsGN668 L3
The Physical Object
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18187783M

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