2 edition of Archaeology as historical science found in the catalog.
Archaeology as historical science
Bruce G. Trigger
by Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture, and Archaeology, Banares Hindu University in Varanasi
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-71).
|Statement||Bruce G. Trigger.|
|Series||Monograph of the Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture, and Archaeology ;, no. 14|
|Contributions||Banaras Hindu University. Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture, and Archaeology.|
|LC Classifications||DS435 .T75 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 71 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||71|
|LC Control Number||93905781|
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