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An anthropologist at work

Ruth Benedict

An anthropologist at work

writings of Ruth Benedict

by Ruth Benedict

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Boston (Mass.), Houghton Mifflin, 1959.

Statement(compiled) by Margaret Mead.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 583 p. :
Number of Pages583
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19826677M

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