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Choice and Morality in Anthropological Perspective

Essays in Honor of Derek Freeman

by G. N. Appell

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Published by State Univ of New York Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Psychology,
  • History Of Anthropological Thought,
  • Sociology,
  • Choice (Psychology),
  • Freeman, Derek,
  • Cross-cultural studies,
  • Ethics,
  • Ethnology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTriloki Madan (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8196757M
    ISBN 100887066062
    ISBN 109780887066061


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