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Caucasus.

Columbia University. Language and Communication Research Center.

Caucasus.

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Published in [New York] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPrincipal investigators: Bernhard Geiger [and others] Collaborators; Elizabeth Beyerly, A. O. Sarkissian [and] Theodore Shabad. Cartographer: Jane H. Gaitenby. Project director: John Lotz.
SeriesHuman Relations Area Files, inc. Subcontractor"s monograph,, HRAF-35.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK511.C1 C6
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6235854M
LC Control Number57042973
OCLC/WorldCa2050568


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