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Frauds, myths, and mysteries

Kenneth L. Feder

Frauds, myths, and mysteries

science and pseudoscience in archaeology

by Kenneth L. Feder

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Published by Mayfield Pub. Co. in Mountain View, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forgery of antiquities,
  • Archaeology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-218) and index.

    StatementKenneth L. Feder.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCC140 .F43 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 231 p. :
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2194589M
    ISBN 100874849713
    LC Control Number89013599

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