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Human ecology in the tropics

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Taylor & Francis, Halsted Press , London, New York
Human ecology, Tr
Statementedited by J. P. Garlick & R. W. J. Keay.
SeriesSymposia of the Society for the Study of Human Biology ;, v. 16
ContributionsGarlick, James Patton., Keay, R. W. J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGF895 .H85 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 200 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4887884M
ISBN 10047015165X
LC Control Number76018781

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