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Ethnographic notes on the Akhas of Burma

Lewis, Paul W.

Ethnographic notes on the Akhas of Burma

by Lewis, Paul W.

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Published by Human Relations Area Files in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Akha (Asian people)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul W. Lewis.
    SeriesHRAFlex books ;, A04-001-A04-002., Ethnography series, HRAFlex books.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS528.2.K37 L48 1969
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 v. (876 leaves, [4] leaves of plates) :
    Number of Pages876
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3086697M
    LC Control Number82188522

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Ethnographic notes on the Akhas of Burma by Lewis, Paul W. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lewis, Paul W. (Paul White), Ethnographic notes on the Akhas of Burma. New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, Volumes 3 and 4 of Lewis’ Ethnographic of Akhas in Burma have been published as the second and final unit in the series.

Volumes 1 and 2 were published in and are available as a single unit HRAFlex (A). The four volumes are paginated consecutively. In the text the author refers to. Volumes III and IV of Lewis’ ‘Ethnographic Notes on Akha in Burma ’ have been published as the second and final unit in the series.

Volumes I and II were published in and are available as a single unit (HRAFlex A). The four volumes are paginated consecutively. In the text the author refers to four authorities on the Akha.

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