2 edition of Archaeology and its problems. found in the catalog.
Archaeology and its problems.
Sigfried J. de Laet
Bibliography: p. 125.
|Statement||Translated by Ruth Daniel, with a foreword by Glyn E. Daniel.|
|LC Classifications||CC75 .L28 1957|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||136|
|LC Control Number||a 57008639|
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Archaeology and its problems. London, Phoenix House  (OCoLC) Online version: Laet, Sigfried J. Archaeology and its problems. London, Phoenix House  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Sigfried J de Laet. Foreword / Glyn E. Daniel --Preface to the English edition --Preface to the French edition --Introduction--The ground and its record --Archaeological reconnaissance --Archaeological excavation--Problems of dating --Problems of interpretation 1: limitations of archaeology --Problems of interpretation 2: possibilities of archaeology --Conclusions.
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