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Published by AltaMira Press in Walnut Creek, Calif., U.S.A .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Interpretive programs -- United States.,
  • Historic sites -- Interpretive programs -- United States.,
  • Archaeology and history -- United States.,
  • United States -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 256-277) and index.

Statementedited by John H. Jameson, Jr. ; technical editing by Virginia Horak.
ContributionsJameson, John H.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE159.5 .P74 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1005971M
ISBN 100761989080, 0761989099
LC Control Number96045776

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