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Man in the Pacific Islands

R. Gerard Ward

Man in the Pacific Islands

essays on geographical change in the Pacific Islands

by R. Gerard Ward

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oceania
    • Subjects:
    • Oceania -- Economic conditions,
    • Oceania -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementedited by R. Gerard Ward.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC683 .W37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 339 p.
      Number of Pages339
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5448559M
      ISBN 100198232101
      LC Control Number73150468

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