by Robert J. Braidwood
Publisher: Chicago Natural History Museum 1959
Number of pages: 195
The men who lived in prehistoric times left us no history books, but they did unintentionally leave a record of their presence and their way of life. This record is studied and interpreted by different kinds of scientists ...
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