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Population pressure and cultural adjustment by Virginia Abernethy

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Published by Human Sciences Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Demographic anthropology,
  • Fertility, Human

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementVirginia Abernethy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN33.5 .A2
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. ;
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4724081M
ISBN 100877053294
LC Control Number78011676

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