The meaning of culture
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The meaning of culture by Theodore Francis Powys

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Published by W. W. Norton & company inc. in New York .
Written in English


  • Culture,
  • Civilization, Modern -- 20th century,
  • Human behavior

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] John Cowper Powys.
LC ClassificationsLC31 .P75 1939
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 282 p.
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6394924M
LC Control Number39030754

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