Methods in Polynesian ethnography
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Published by University of Wichita in Wichita, Kan .
Written in English


  • Ethnology -- Methodology,
  • Ethnology -- Polynesia

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 14

Other titlesPolynesian ethnography
SeriesUniversity of Wichita bulletin, v. 37, no. 1, University studies, no. 50
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14559165M

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