2 edition of Consumption, change and the archaeological record found in the catalog.
Consumption, change and the archaeological record
by University of Edinburgh, Department of Archaeology in [Edinburgh]
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 41-43.
|Statement||two Munro Lectures given in the University of Edinburgh by Richard Bradley on 27 & 28 November 1984.|
|Series||Occasional paper / University of Edinburgh. Department of Archaeology -- no.13, Occasional paper (University of Edinburgh. Dept. of Archaeology) -- no. 13|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 44 p. :|
|Number of Pages||44|
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