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Published by Sage in Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mass media and anthropology,
  • Visual anthropology,
  • Anthropology -- Computer network resources,
  • Anthropology in popular culture

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditors, Eric W. Rothenbuhler, Mihai Coman.
ContributionsRothenbuhler, Eric W., Coman, Mihai.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP96.A56 M43 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 350 p. ;
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3298867M
ISBN 101412906709
LC Control Number2004026098

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