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Anthropologists in cities.

George McClelland Foster

Anthropologists in cities.

by George McClelland Foster

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban anthropology,
  • Anthropology -- Field work,
  • Urbanization

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 249-257.

    StatementEdited by George M. Foster and Robert V. Kemper.
    ContributionsKemper, Robert V., 1945- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN505 .F67
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 261 p.
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5421588M
    LC Control Number73015067

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