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|Series||Studien zur Kulturkunde ;, 55. Bd., Veröffentlichungen des Frobenius-Instituts an der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität zu Frankfurt/Main|
|LC Classifications||DT474.6.K78 M37 1980|
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|Pagination||xi, 281 p. :|
|Number of Pages||281|
|LC Control Number||81114721|
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