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Great Perfection: Religion and Ethnicity in a Chinese

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Such a gathering of data was necessary in order even to begin to understand how men adapted to their environments, how they used their various economic, social, and political institutions, and how mankind evolved from simple to complex societies. For example, certain game is best hunted by individuals while other game can be captured in communal hunts. Then, each state is a part of the and the President leads over the governors.

Pages: 251

Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr (May 1998)


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