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An introduction to the anthropology of Melanesia

culture and tradition

by Paul Sillitoe

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Melanesia.
    • Subjects:
    • Melanesians -- Social life and customs,
    • Ethnology -- Melanesia

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementPaul Sillitoe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN668 .S55 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 254 p. :
      Number of Pages254
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL688260M
      ISBN 100521581869, 0521588367
      LC Control Number97035251

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