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Anthropological perspectives on technology

Anthropological perspectives on technology

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Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology -- Social aspects,
  • Anthropology,
  • Archaeology,
  • Industries, Primitive

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Michael Brian Schiffer
    Series[Amerind Foundation New World studies series]
    ContributionsSchiffer, Michael Brian, 1947-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN406 .A72 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 242 p. :
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17015919M
    ISBN 100826323693
    LC Control Number00012735

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