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The Oxford handbook of archaeology

The Oxford handbook of archaeology

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Barry Cunliffe, Chris Gosden, Rosemary A. Joyce.
    ContributionsCunliffe, Barry W., Gosden, Chris, 1955-, Joyce, Rosemary A., 1956-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCC65 .O96 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 1161 p. :
    Number of Pages1161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23677194M
    ISBN 109780199271016
    LC Control Number2008942637

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