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Published by West Pub. Co. in Minneapolis/St. Paul .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Physical anthropology.,
  • Archaeology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 593-607) and index.

StatementWilliam A. Turnbaugh ... [et al.].
ContributionsTurnbaugh, William A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN60 .J84 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 624 p. :
Number of Pages624
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL793239M
ISBN 100314069410
LC Control Number95025842

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