Oracle of the Pharaohs: The Cards of Ra-Maat

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You can print out materials for your own use or classroom use, giving the URL of MidEastWeb, without asking our explicit permission. While I accept that there is much validity in this criticism, I nevertheless continue to value this form of cross-cultural comparison as a useful tool for exploring general propositions about relations between different aspects of culture (Moore 1961; Ford 1967; Jorgensen 1974; Murdock 1981).

Pages: 128

Publisher: Carlton Publishing Group (March 1, 2008)

ISBN: 1847320511

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