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The Exploitation and Cultural Importance of Sea Mammals (Proceedings of the 9th ICAZ Conference, Durham 2002) (Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the ... Council of Archaelzoology, Durham 2002)

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Published by Oxbow Books Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aquaculture & fishing: practice & techniques,
  • Environmental archaeology,
  • Marine mammal remains (Archaeology),
  • History,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Marine mammals,
  • Archaeology,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - Marine Biology,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Mammals,
  • Congresses,
  • Sealing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8924974M
    ISBN 101842171267
    ISBN 109781842171264

      The heart of a vanished world 20 years after the publication of The People Of The Sea. Woodbrook (), a book that was at once an erotic idyll and a work of historical reconstruction, had.


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