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Archaeology and language

Colin Renfrew

Archaeology and language

the puzzle of Indo-European origins

by Colin Renfrew

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published, London: Cape,1987.

StatementColin Renfrew.
SeriesPenguin archaeology
The Physical Object
Pagination346p. ;
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23127805M
ISBN 100140132767

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