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Archaeology As Cultural History

Words and Things in Iron Age Greece (Social Archaeology)

by Ian Morris

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Published by Blackwell Publishers .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages376
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Open LibraryOL7609345M
ISBN 100631196021
ISBN 109780631196020

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