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Published by University of Washington Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ethnography,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • China,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Asia - China,
  • Acculturation,
  • Ethnic groups,
  • Ethnicity,
  • Government policy,
  • Sichuan Sheng

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9811135M
ISBN 100295981237
ISBN 109780295981239

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