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Method and theory for activity area research

an ethnoarchaeological approach


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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • Space (Architecture),
  • Ethnoarchaeology,
  • Human geography

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    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by Susan Kent.
    ContributionsKent, Susan, 1952-
    LC ClassificationsGF95 .M48 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 643 p. :
    Number of Pages643
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2713882M
    ISBN 100231060807, 0231060815
    LC Control Number86006793

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