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Jocasta"s crime an anthropological study by Raglan, FitzRoy Richard Somerset Baron

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Published by H. Fertig in New York .
Written in English


  • Incest,
  • Marriage -- History,
  • Endogamy and exogamy,
  • Primitive societies

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lord Raglan.
LC ClassificationsGN480.25 .R34 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 215 p. ;
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1879677M
ISBN 100865274010
LC Control Number90040113

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