Archaeology in Southeast Asia



Publisher: Routledge in London

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Archaeology -- Asia, Southeastern.,
  • Southeast Asia -- Antiquities

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Elisabeth A. Bacus.
SeriesWorld archaeology -- v. 32, no. 1
ContributionsBacus, Elisabeth A.
The Physical Object
PaginationP. [1]-160 :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19286833M

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