Lives in ruins

archaeologists and the seductive lure of human rubble by Marilyn Johnson

Written in English
Published: Pages: 274 Downloads: 932
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Subjects:

  • Archaeologists,
  • Archaeology,
  • Anecdotes

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-257) and index.

StatementMarilyn Johnson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCC175 .J64 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 274 pages
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27170937M
ISBN 100062127187
ISBN 109780062127181
LC Control Number2014028450
OCLC/WorldCa893974336

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