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Published by C. Knight in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Sir George Stapledon.
SeriesClassics of human ecology -- v.1
ContributionsWaller, Robert, 1913-
LC ClassificationsGF41
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,252p. ;
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22331220M
ISBN 100853140715

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