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Can there be a philosophy of archaeology?

William Harvey Krieger

Can there be a philosophy of archaeology?

processual archaeology and the philosophy of science

by William Harvey Krieger

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


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StatementWilliam Harvey Krieger.
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Paginationx, 145 p. :
Number of Pages145
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ISBN 10073911249X

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