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Health in Past Societies (British Archaeological Reports (BAR) International)

Health in Past Societies (British Archaeological Reports (BAR) International)

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Published by British Archaeological Reports .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Paleopathology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHelen Bush (Editor), Marek Zvelebil (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8306313M
    ISBN 100860547167
    ISBN 109780860547167


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