TITLE

Alan H. Simmons, The Neolithic Revolution in the Near East

AUTHOR(S)
Finnis, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Ethics;Oct2009, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p477
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Book Review
ABSTRACT
The article reviews the book "The Neolithic Revolution in the Near East," by Alan H. Simmons.
ACCESSION #
44190434

 

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