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How ancient Europeans saw the world

Peter S. Wells

How ancient Europeans saw the world

vision, patterns, and the shaping of the mind in prehistoric times

by Peter S. Wells

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Material culture,
  • Prehistoric peoples,
  • Iron age,
  • Symbolism,
  • Prehistoric Antiquities,
  • Bronze age

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter S. Wells
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN803 .W44 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25205991M
    ISBN 100691143382
    ISBN 109780691143385
    LC Control Number2012001534


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