Collapse by Harvey Weiss

Cover of: Collapse | Harvey Weiss

Published by Routledge .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Archaeology,
  • Social Science / Archaeology,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10208411M
ISBN 100415934877
ISBN 109780415934879
OCLC/WorldCa149307260

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