Basque culture anthropological perspectives by William A. Douglass

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Published by Center for Basque Studies, University of Nevada, Reno in Reno .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statement[William Douglass, Joseba Zulaika]
SeriesBasque textbook series
ContributionsZulaika, Joseba, University of Nevada, Reno. Center for Basque Studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN549 .B3 D68 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination525 p. :
Number of Pages525
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24459431M
ISBN 109781877802645, 9781877802652, 9781877802669
LC Control Number2006036525

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