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Ancient cultural landscapes in South Europe - their ecological setting and evolution

International Congress of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences (15th 2006 Lisbon, Portugal)

Ancient cultural landscapes in South Europe - their ecological setting and evolution

session C11. Gardeners from South America : session C22. Agro-pastoralism and early metallurgy sessions : session S04. The idea of enclosure in recent Iberian prehistory : session WS29. Rhytmes et causalites des dynamiques de l"anthropisation en Europe entre 6500 ET 500 BC : hypotheses socio-culturelles et/ou climatiques : session C88

by International Congress of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences (15th 2006 Lisbon, Portugal)

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Other titlesGardeners from South America., Agro-pastoralism and early metallurgy sessions., Idea of enclosure in recent Iberian prehistory., Rhytmes et causalites des dynamiques de l"anthropisation en Europe entre 6500 ET 500 BC.
Statementedited by José Eduardo Mateus and Paula Queiroz (C11) ; Angela Buarque (C22) ; Ana Rosa Cruz (S04) ; António Carlos Valera and Lucy shaw Evangelista (WS29) ; Laurent Carozza ... [et al.] (C88) ; Cláudia Fidalgo and Luiz Oosterbeek (volume editing)
SeriesBAR international series -- 2124, Proceedings of the XV world congress -- v. 36
ContributionsMateus, José Eduardo, Queiroz, Paula, Buarque, Angela, Cruz, Ana Rosa, Valera, António Carlos, Evangelista, Lucy Shaw, Carozza, Laurent, Fidalgo, Cláudia, Oosterbeek, Luís, International Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCC77.H5 I54 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 190 p. :
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24393147M
ISBN 101407306650
ISBN 109781407306650
LC Control Number2010497387
OCLC/WorldCa653080102

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