The Maori: a study in acculturation by Harry Bertram Hawthorn

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Published by American Anthropological Association in [Menasha, Wis.] .

Written in English

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  • Maori (New Zealand people),
  • Acculturation.

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SeriesMemoir series of the American Anthropological Association -- no. 64., Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association -- no. 64., HRAF -- 6.
The Physical Object
Pagination130 p.
Number of Pages130
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Open LibraryOL16817410M

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OCLC Number: Notes: Issued as v. 46, no. 2, pt. 2 (supplement)--of the American anthropologist. Reprint of American Anthropological Association April issue.

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