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Ecology and human adaptation

William A. Stini

Ecology and human adaptation

by William A. Stini

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Published by W. C. Brown Co. in Dubuque, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human evolution,
  • Human ecology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementWilliam A. Stini.
    SeriesAnthropology series, Elements of anthropology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN281 .S85
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 83 p. ;
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5055281M
    ISBN 100697075370
    LC Control Number74017708
    OCLC/WorldCa1340509

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