The History of Archaeology by Maev Kennedy

Cover of: The History of Archaeology | Maev Kennedy

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Written in English

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  • History,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • History: World,
  • Archaeology,
  • World history,
  • General

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
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Open LibraryOL8917577M
ISBN 101841003115
ISBN 109781841003115

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