Archaeology for the historian
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Archaeology for the historian by David Dymond

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Published by Historical Association in London .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby D.P. Dymond.
SeriesHistorical Association pamphlets -- no.71
ContributionsHistorical Association.
The Physical Object
Pagination27p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21003188M

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