Discovering Archaeology in England and Wales

by James Dyer

Publisher: Shire Publications

Written in English
Cover of: Discovering Archaeology in England and Wales | James Dyer
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Subjects:

  • European archaeology,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • England,
  • Wales,
  • Archaeology

Edition Notes

Discovering

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7963142M
ISBN 100747803331
ISBN 109780747803331
OCLC/WorldCa38475041

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