A History of Oxford Anthropology (Methodology and History in Anthropology) by Peter Riviere

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  • Universities / polytechnics,
  • Oxfordshire,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • 1827-1900,
  • Anthropologists,
  • Anthropology,
  • England,
  • History,
  • Oxford,
  • Pitt-Rivers, Augustus Henry Lane-Fox,,
  • Sociology

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Number of Pages214
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ISBN 101845453484
ISBN 109781845453480

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