Theory of culture change the methodology of multilinear evolution by Julian Haynes Steward

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Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Culture,
  • Social change

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 224-236.

Book details

StatementJulian H. Steward.
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LC ClassificationsHM101 S785
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Pagination244 p.
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16874845M

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