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Archaeology and modernity

by Julian Thomas

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology.,
  • Archaeology -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementJulian Thomas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCC72 .T48 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3678014M
    ISBN 100415271568, 0415271576
    LC Control Number2003018161

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