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The tree and the canoe

history and ethnogeography of Tanna
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University of Hawaii Press , Honolulu
Tanna (Vanuatuan people) -- History., Tanna (Vanuatuan people) -- Government relations., Tanna (Vanuatuan people) -- Cultural assimilation., Human geography -- Vanuatu., Vanuatu -- Discovery and exploration., Vanuatu -- History., Vanuatu -- Social life and cus

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Vanuatu, Van

StatementJoël Bonnemaison ; translated and adapted by Josée Pénot-Demetry.
SeriesSouth Sea books
ContributionsPénot-Demetry, Josée.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU760 .B6713 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 368 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1090183M
ISBN 100824815254
LC Control Number94014319

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