The life of the longhouse an archaeology of ethnicity by Peter Metcalf

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Longhouses -- Borneo -- History,
  • Ethnicity -- Borneo -- History,
  • Community life -- Borneo -- History,
  • Borneo -- Social life and customs,
  • Borneo -- Antiquities,
  • Borneo -- Politics and government,
  • Borneo -- Commerce -- Social aspects -- History,
  • Borneo -- Commerce -- China,
  • China -- Commerce -- Borneo,
  • Brunei -- Commerce -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementPeter Metcalf.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS646.3 .M47 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23725277M
ISBN 109780521110983
LC Control Number2009037297

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