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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Archaeology -- Philosophy.,
  • Interpretation ((Philosophy)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-266) and index.

Statement[edited by] Ian Hodder ... [et al.].
ContributionsHodder, Ian.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCC72 .I57 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 275 p. :
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1084912M
ISBN 100415073308
LC Control Number94008756

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