Predicting sociocultural change

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Edition Notes

StatementSusan Abbott and John van Willigen, editors.
SeriesSouthern Anthropological Society proceedings ; no. 13, Southern Anthropological Society proceedings ;, no. 13.
ContributionsAbbott, Susan., Van Willigen, John., Southern Anthropological Society.
LC ClassificationsGN2 .S9243 no. 13, GN358 .S9243 no. 13
The Physical Object
Pagination147 p. ;
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4407031M
ISBN 100820304778, 0820304840
LC Control Number79010193

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