How natives think
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Published by Washington Square Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Primitive societies,
  • Ethnopsychology

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lucien Lévy-Bruhl. Introduction by Ruth L. Bunzel. Authorized translation by Lilian A. Clare.
ContributionsClare, Lilian Ada Long, 1865-
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 355 p. ;
Number of Pages355
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13528726M

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