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Acculturation the study of culture contact. by Melville J. Herskovits

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Published by J.J. Augustin in New York City .
Written in English


  • Acculturation,
  • Ethnology

Book details:

LC ClassificationsGN320 H55
The Physical Object
Pagination155 p.
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14329701M

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