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Consuming anthropology. / Suchman, Lucy.

Interdisciplinarity: reconfigurations of the social and natural sciences. ed. / Andrew Barry; Georgina Born. Abingdon : Routledge, 2012. (Culture, economy and the social).

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Harvard

Suchman, L 2012, Consuming anthropology. in A Barry & G Born (eds), Interdisciplinarity: reconfigurations of the social and natural sciences. Culture, economy and the social, Routledge, Abingdon.

APA

Suchman, L. (2012). Consuming anthropology. In A. Barry, & G. Born (Eds.), Interdisciplinarity: reconfigurations of the social and natural sciences (Culture, economy and the social). Routledge.

Vancouver

Suchman L. Consuming anthropology. In Barry A, Born G, editors, Interdisciplinarity: reconfigurations of the social and natural sciences. Abingdon: Routledge. 2012. (Culture, economy and the social).

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Suchman, Lucy. / Consuming anthropology. Interdisciplinarity: reconfigurations of the social and natural sciences. editor / Andrew Barry ; Georgina Born. Abingdon : Routledge, 2012. (Culture, economy and the social).

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