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Human nature writ large

F. Creedy

Human nature writ large

a social psychologic survey and Western anthropology

by F. Creedy

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English


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Statementby F. Creedy ; with a foreword by BronisŁlawMalinowski.
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Open LibraryOL20037005M

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