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Pre-history and cultural growth. by Jason Banks

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Published by Forum House Publishing Company in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Prehistoric peoples.,
  • Stone age.

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Edition Notes

SeriesNotes on general anthropology, 545
LC ClassificationsGN739 .B3
The Physical Object
Pagination150 p.
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5010495M
LC Control Number76541085

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