An Introduction to Anthropology
by E.O. James
Publisher: MacMillan 1919
Number of pages: 284
In recent years the progress of scientific research in the department of prehistoric archaeology has been such that there seems to be room for a small volume setting forth the results arrived at by archaeologists in terms that can be understood by ordinary intelligent readers.
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