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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Kinship

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 271-299.

Statement[by] J. A. Barnes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN480 .B32 1971b
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 318 p.
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5078577M
ISBN 100520018796
LC Control Number74142057

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