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Mexican Memoir A Personal Account of Anthropology and Radical Politics in Oaxaca by Howard Campbell

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Published by Bergin & Garvey .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Political activism,
  • Politics and government,
  • General,
  • Social Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Zapotec Indians,
  • Sociology,
  • Mexico,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Ethnology,
  • Government relations,
  • Social conditions

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9665922M
ISBN 100897897803
ISBN 109780897897808

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