Two remarkable skulls from the New Hebrides an anthropological and ethnological study by John Cameron

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Published by The Author in Halifax, N.S .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Craniology -- Vanuatu.,
  • Ethnology -- Vanuatu.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Other titles2 remarkable skulls from the New Hebrides
Statementby John Cameron.
SeriesTransactions of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science -- v. 14, pt. 4.
ContributionsNova Scotian Institute of Science.
The Physical Object
PaginationP. 403-432, [6] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19212881M

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