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atoll culture

Burrows, Edwin G.

atoll culture

ethnography of Ifaluk in the central Carolines

by Burrows, Edwin G.

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Published by Human Relations Area Files in New Haven .
Written in English

  • Ifalik Atoll (Micronesia)

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Edwin G. Burrows and Melford E. Spiro.
    SeriesBehavior science monographs
    ContributionsSpiro, Melford E.
    LC ClassificationsDU568.I3 B8 1957
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 355 p.
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13527703M
    LC Control Number57004171

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