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Critical traditions in contemporary archaeology

essays in the philosophy, history, and socio-politics of archaeology

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology -- Philosophy.,
  • Archaeology -- History.,
  • Archaeology and history.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Valerie Pinsky and Alison Wylie.
    SeriesNew directions in archaeology
    ContributionsPinsky, Valerie., Wylie, Alison.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCC72 .C75 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2191149M
    ISBN 100521321093
    LC Control Number89009842

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