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Cannibals and kings

the origins of cultures

by Marvin Harris

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social evolution,
  • Culture -- Origin,
  • Human beings -- Effect of environment on,
  • Food supply

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references: (p. [307]-335) and index

    StatementMarvin Harris
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 351 p. ;
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16712802M
    ISBN 10067972849X
    LC Control Number90055701

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