The emergence of food production in Ethiopia by Tertia Barnett

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Published by Archaeopress, [Distributed by] Hadrian Books in Oxford, England .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Ethiopia,
  • Ethiopia.

Subjects:

  • Agriculture, Prehistoric -- Ethiopia.,
  • Prehistoric peoples -- Food -- Ethiopia.,
  • Agriculture -- Ethiopia -- Origin.,
  • Ethiopia -- Antiquities.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-222).

Book details

StatementTertia Barnett.
SeriesBAR international series ;, 763, Cambridge monographs in African archaeology ;, 45
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN799.A4 B37 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p. :
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL99876M
ISBN 100860549712
LC Control Number99214021

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