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The archaeology of collective action

Dean J. Saitta

The archaeology of collective action

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville, FL .
Written in English


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StatementDean J. Saitta ; foreword by Michael S. Nassaney.
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LC ClassificationsE
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 140 p. :
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22765189M
ISBN 109780813030708


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