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A little history of archaeology

Brian M. Fagan

A little history of archaeology

by Brian M. Fagan

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Methodology,
  • Archaeology,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index (pages 268-277).

    StatementBrian Fagan
    SeriesLittle histories, Little histories (Yale University Press)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCC100 .F34 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 277 pages
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26959886M
    ISBN 100300224648
    ISBN 109780300224641
    LC Control Number2017959448
    OCLC/WorldCa1002643455

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