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Franz Boas, 1858-1942 an illustrated biography by Norman F. Boas

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Published by Seaport Autographs Press in Mystic, Ct .
Written in English



  • Germany,
  • United States


  • Boas, Franz, 1858-1942.,
  • Anthropologists -- Germany -- Biography.,
  • Anthropologists -- United States -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesFranz Boas, a biography
StatementNorman Francis Boas.
LC ClassificationsGN21.B6 A3 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 312 p. :
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3313029M
ISBN 100967262623
LC Control Number2004096865

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