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Hunter-Gatherers An Interdisciplinary Perspective (Biosocial Society Symposium Series) by

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


  • Human biology,
  • Human ecology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Hunting and gathering societies,
  • Anthropology - Physical,
  • Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Philosophy,
  • Research,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Hunting and gathering societies--Research,
  • Science / Biology,
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Edition Notes

ContributionsCatherine Panter-Brick (Editor), Robert H. Layton (Editor), Peter Rowley-Conwy (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7752948M
ISBN 100521772109
ISBN 109780521772105

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