2 edition of People as an Agent of Enironmental Change (Symposia of the Association for Environmental Archaeology, 16) found in the catalog.
October 15, 2000 by Oxbow Books Limited .
Written in English
|Contributions||Reynold A. Nicholson (Editor), T. P. O"Connor (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||135|
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