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Towards a history of archaeology

being the papers read at the first Conference on the History of Archaeology in Aarhus, 29 August-2 September 1978

by Conference on the History of Archaeology (1st 1978 Arhus, Denmark)

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology -- History -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Glyn Daniel.
    ContributionsDaniel, Glyn Edmund., University of Cambridge., Aarhus universitet.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCC100 .C66 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4119564M
    ISBN 100500050392
    LC Control Number80054192

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