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From Stonehenge to Samarkand

an anthology of archaeological travel writing

by Brian M. Fagan

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heritage tourism,
  • Travelers" writings

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBrian Fagan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG156.5.H47 F34 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3419557M
    ISBN 100195160916
    ISBN 109780195160918
    LC Control Number2005036056

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