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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Human evolution,
  • Neanderthals

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Erik Trinkaus.
SeriesSchool of American Research advanced seminar series
ContributionsTrinkaus, Erik.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN281 .E475 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 285 p. :
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2183280M
ISBN 100521372410
LC Control Number89001039

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