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Archaeology and nature conservation

Archaeology and nature conservation

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Published by Oxford University Department for External Studies in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Conference papers.

Statementedited by George Lambrick.
ContributionsLambrick, George., University of Oxford. Department for External Studies.
The Physical Object
Pagination121p.
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17232410M
ISBN 100903736195

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