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Anthropology and art

Charlotte M. Otten

Anthropology and art

readings in cross-cultural aesthetics.

by Charlotte M. Otten

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Published by Published for the American Museum of Natural History [by] the Natural History Press in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Primitive.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Charlotte M. Otten.
    SeriesAmerican museum sourcebooks in anthropology, American Museum sourcebooks in anthropology
    ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN5311 .O75
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 440 p.
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17754540M

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