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21st Century Anthropology: A Reference Handbook highlights an important themes, concerns, questions, and debates any pupil acquiring a level within the box of anthropology should have mastered for effectiveness within the twenty first century. This two-volume set offers undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference resource that serves their learn wishes with extra distinct details than encyclopedia entries yet in a transparent, obtainable type, with out jargon, pointless aspect or density.
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