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Applied anthropology in Canada

Edward J. Hedican

Applied anthropology in Canada

understanding Aboriginal issues

by Edward J. Hedican

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Canada.,
  • Applied anthropology -- Canada.,
  • Applied anthropology -- Research -- Canada.,
  • Native peoples -- Canada.,
  • Autochtones -- Canada.,
  • Anthropologie appliquée -- Canada.,
  • Anthropologie appliquée -- Recherche -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-286) and index.

    StatementEdward J. Hedican.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE78.C2 H37 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 294 p. ;
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22529360M
    ISBN 100802099076, 0802095410
    ISBN 109780802099075, 9780802095411
    LC Control Number2008276499

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