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Published by New York Academy of Sciences in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropological museums and collections -- Congresses,
  • Anthropology -- Research -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Anne-Marie E. Cantwell, James B. Griffin, and Nan A. Rothschild.
    SeriesAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences ;, v. 376
    ContributionsCantwell, Anne-Marie E., 1935-, Griffin, James Bennett, 1905-, Rothschild, Nan A., 1937-, New York Academy of Sciences.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ11 .N5 vol. 376, GN35 .N5 vol. 376
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 585 p. :
    Number of Pages585
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3782140M
    ISBN 100897661419, 0897661427
    LC Control Number81022303


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