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6 edition of Making Alternative Histories found in the catalog.

Making Alternative Histories

The Practice of Archaeology and History in Non-Western Settings (School of American Research Advanced Seminar Series)

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Published by SAR Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Developing countries,
  • Sociology,
  • Nonfiction,
  • Archaeology and history,
  • Historiography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPeter R. Schmidt (Editor), Thomas C. Patterson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8388332M
    ISBN 100933452926
    ISBN 109780933452923


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