Anthropology: Books & Ebooks

Library resources for research and study in Anthropology

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Classification (Call Number) Browsing

  • GN Anthropology
  • GN49-298 Physical anthropology. Somatology
  • GN301-674 Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology
  • GN700-890 Prehistoric archaeology Related Areas of Study
  • BL Religion
  • D History
  • GR Folklore, e.g. folktales, beliefs, symbols
  • GT Manners and customs
  • HC Economic history and conditions
  • HM Sociology
  • HQ Social groups
  • P Language and Linguistics
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