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Native astronomy in the central Carolines

Ward Hunt Goodenough

Native astronomy in the central Carolines

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Published by University Museum, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy, Polynesian.,
  • Ethnology -- Caroline Islands.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesMuseum monographs, HRAF -- 18., Museum monographs (University of Pennsylvania. University Museum)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationv, 46 p.
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16821536M

      These I found trying to find an digital copy of a book written in by Schlegel on the Tiruray's folk astronomy. I couldn't find it (all the Filipino libraries require $$$, m2thefvckr$ .


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