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The world until yesterday : what can we learn from traditional societies?

Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, cop. 2012.
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Vergelijking tussen de levenswijzen in moderne samenlevingen en traditionele gemeenschappen.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jared Diamond
ISBN: 9780713998986 0713998989 9781846147586 1846147581
OCLC Number: 824777185
Description: IX, 499 p., [32] p. pl. : ill. ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jared Diamond.

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