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island world of Polynesia

Edward Dodd

island world of Polynesia

a survey of the racial family and its far-flung cultures

by Edward Dodd

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Published by Windmill Hill Press in Putney, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Polynesia
    • Subjects:
    • Polynesians -- Origin.,
    • Polynesians -- Social life and customs.,
    • Polynesia -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-[180]) and index.

      StatementEdward Dodd.
      SeriesThe Ring of fire ;, v. 5
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN670 .D63 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 185 p. :
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2200831M
      ISBN 100962250503
      LC Control Number89022454


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