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Soils and early agriculture

Soils and early agriculture

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Kenneth Thomas.
SeriesWorld archaeology -- Vol.22, no.1
ContributionsThomas, Kenneth D.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 116 p. :
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14344253M

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