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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Stone age -- Tanzania -- Olduvai Gorge.,
  • Axes.,
  • Paleontology -- Tanzania -- Olduvai Gorge.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: v. 1, p. 108-109; v. 3, p. 295-298.

Statementby L.S.B. Leakey with contributions by P.M. Butler [and others]
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16063695M
LC Control Number00678779

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