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Human evolution readings for physical anthropology by Noel Korn

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementNoel Korn, editor.
LC ClassificationsGN281 .K6 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 406 p. :
Number of Pages406
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4556883M
ISBN 100030193214
LC Control Number77027086

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