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Understanding cultures

Robert C. Ulin

Understanding cultures

perspectives in anthropology and social theory

by Robert C. Ulin

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology -- Philosophy.,
  • Hermeneutics.,
  • Cross-cultural studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert C. Ulin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN345 .U44 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 200 p. ;
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17768660M
    ISBN 100292710887

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