4 edition of Global ecosystems found in the catalog.
1995 by National Association for the Practice of Anthropology, American Anthropological Association in [Arlington, Va.] .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Pamela J. Puntenney, ed.|
|Series||NAPA bulletin ;, 15|
|Contributions||Puntenney, Pamela J., American Anthropological Association.|
|LC Classifications||GE195 .G56 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||98 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||98|
|LC Control Number||95001455|
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