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Historical tests of archaeological demography.

David A. Gillio

Historical tests of archaeological demography.

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Published by University Microfilms Int. in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


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Produced from a microfilm copy of 1977 Ph.D thesis, University of Colorado, Boulder.

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