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Catastrophe & Culture

The Anthropology of Disaster (School of American Research Advanced Seminar Series)

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Published by SAR Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Sociology - Social Theory,
  • Social History,
  • General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Social structure,
  • Natural Disasters,
  • Nonfiction,
  • Disasters,
  • Congresses,
  • Research

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSusanna M. Hoffman (Editor), Anthony Oliver-Smith (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8800010M
    ISBN 10193061814X
    ISBN 109781930618145

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