Public Archaeology (Studies in archeology)
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Public Archaeology (Studies in archeology) by C.R. McGimsey

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Published by Academic Press Inc.,U.S. .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages265
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Open LibraryOL9284222M
ISBN 100128724501
ISBN 109780128724507

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