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Food in antiquity a survey of the diet of early peoples by Don R. Brothwell

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Food -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 193-200.

Statement[by] Don and Patricia Brothwell.
SeriesAncient peoples and places, 66
ContributionsBrothwell, Patricia, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGT2860 .B7 1969b
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5687401M
LC Control Number69019524

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