The Language of things studies in ethnocommunication in honour of Professor Adrian A. Gerbrands

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Published by Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde in Leiden .

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Statementedited by Pieter ter Keurs and Dirk Smidt ; with contributions by G.W. Locher ... [et al.].
SeriesMededelingen van het Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden ;, no. 25
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. ;
Number of Pages208
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Open LibraryOL1757363M
ISBN 109071310396
LC Control Number92102881

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