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


  • Kapauku (New Guinea people),
  • Law, Kapauku

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLeopold Pospisil.
SeriesYale University publications in anthropology ;, no. 54
LC ClassificationsGN2 .Y3 no. 54, 1964
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p., 8 p. of plates :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5917454M
LC Control Number64020560

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