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Ecology and archaeology

by G W. Dimbleby

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Published by E. Arnold in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology -- Methodology.,
  • Ecology -- Methodology.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [55]

    StatementGeoffrey W. Dimbleby.
    SeriesThe Institute of Biology"s studies in biology ; no. 77, Institute of Biology"s studies in biology ;, no. 77.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCC75 .D525
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4615641M
    ISBN 100713126310, 0713126329
    LC Control Number77379709

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