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A history of American archaeology

by Gordon Randolph Willey

  • 262 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by W. H. Freeman in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • America
    • Subjects:
    • Indians -- Antiquities.,
    • America -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGordon R. Willey, Jeremy A. Sabloff.
      ContributionsSabloff, Jeremy A., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE61 .W67 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 313 p. :
      Number of Pages313
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4418936M
      ISBN 100716711222, 0716711230
      LC Control Number79023114

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