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The environment in anthropology

a reader in ecology, culture, and sustainable living

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human ecology.,
  • Applied anthropology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Nora Haenn and Richard Wilk.
    ContributionsHaenn, Nora, 1967-, Wilk, Richard R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF8 .E58 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3426640M
    ISBN 100814736378, 081473636X
    LC Control Number2005050525

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