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Contentment and suffering

culture and experience in Toraja

by Douglas Wood Hollan

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Toraja (Indonesian people) -- Psychology.,
  • Ethnopsychology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-265) and index.

    StatementDouglas W. Hollan, Jane C. Wellenkamp.
    ContributionsWellenkamp, Jane C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS632.T7 H65 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 276 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1397142M
    ISBN 100231084226, 0231084234
    LC Control Number93004619

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