Conflict in the Archaeology of Living Traditions by R. Layton

By R. Layton

The 1st textual content to deal with the contentious matters raised via the pursuit of anthropology and archaeology on this planet at the present time. Calls into query the conventional, occasionally tough courting among western students and the modern cultures and peoples they examine and will simply disturb.

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