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Life in Lesu the study of a Melanesian society in New Ireland by Hortense Powdermaker

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Published by Williams & Norgate in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Melanesians -- Social life and customs.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Hortense Powdermaker ; with a foreword by Clark Wissler.
The Physical Object
Pagination352 p., [14] p. of plates (some folded) :
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19163990M

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