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Published by Plenum Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hunting, Prehistoric -- Congresses.,
  • Paleolithic period -- Congresses.,
  • Paleo-Indians -- Hunting -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Matthew H. Nitecki and Doris V. Nitecki.
    ContributionsNitecki, Matthew H., Nitecki, Doris V.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN799.H84 .S65 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 464 p. :
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2403839M
    ISBN 100306428210
    LC Control Number87034302


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