By Douglas B. Bamforth
A part of a chain on interdisciplinary contributions to archaeology, the publication was once initially accomplished by means of the writer as a doctoral venture. incorporated are sections on source constitution and human association, grassland ecology, ungulate ecology, styles of forage creation at the nice Plains, and p
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