Basic Kinship Terms: Christian Relations, Chronotopic Formulations, and a Korean Confrontation of Language

@article{Harkness2015BasicKT,
  title={Basic Kinship Terms: Christian Relations, Chronotopic Formulations, and a Korean Confrontation of Language},
  author={Nicholas H. Harkness},
  journal={Anthropological Quarterly},
  year={2015},
  volume={88},
  pages={305 - 336}
}
  • N. Harkness
  • Published 1 April 2015
  • Art
  • Anthropological Quarterly
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