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An Anthropology of Absence

Materializations of Transcendence and Loss

by Mikkel Bille

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Published by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC in New York, NY .
Written in English

  • Anthropology,
  • Social sciences,
  • Humanities

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Mikkel Bille, Frida Hastrup, Tim Flohr Soerensen
    ContributionsHastrup, Frida, Soerensen, Tim Flohr, SpringerLink (Online service)
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25557238M
    ISBN 109781441955289, 9781441955296

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