Modern Papua New Guinea by Laura Zimmer-Tamakoshi

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Published by Truman State University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Australasian & Pacific history,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Religion,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Papua New Guinea,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • 8.110

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8445530M
ISBN 100943549574
ISBN 109780943549576

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