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Strange peoples and stranger customs

by Gordon Cortis Baldwin

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Primitive societies.,
  • Prehistoric peoples.,
  • Primitive societies.

  • About the Edition

    Describes customs and ways of life strange to Western man that come from the cultures of primitive men, both prehistoric and present-day. Covers such elements as dress, food and cooking, housing, communication, and religion and magic.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 247-249.

    Statement[by] Gordon C. Baldwin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN406 .B3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 269 p.
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5531167M
    LC Control Number67006583

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