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Changing kinship systems a study in the acculturation of the Creeks, Cherokee, and Choctaw by Alexander Spoehr

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Published by Kraus Reprint Co. in [New York .
Written in English


  • Consanguinity.,
  • Acculturation.,
  • Creek Indians.,
  • Cherokee Indians.,
  • Choctaw Indians.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Alexander Spoehr.
SeriesAnthropological series (1895) -- v. 33, no. 4., Publication (Field Museum of Natural History : 1909) -- v. 33, no. 4.
LC ClassificationsGN2 .F4 vol.33, no.4, 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationp.153-235 :
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14134722M

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