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An artist’s response to an anthropological perspective (Grimshaw and Ravetz)

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An artist’s response to an anthropological perspective (Grimshaw and Ravetz). / Jelinek, Alana.

In: Social Anthropology/Anthropologie Sociale , Vol. 24, No. 4, 2016, p. 503.

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