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significance of dental attrition in the reconstruction of prehistoric diets a general review by E. W. Wahome

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Published by University of Nairobi, Dept. of History in [Nairobi] .
Written in English


  • Prehistoric peoples -- Food.,
  • Teeth -- Abrasion.,
  • Diet -- history.,
  • Paleodontology.,
  • Tooth Abrasion -- history.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (leaf 18).

Statementby E.W. Wahome.
SeriesStaff seminar paper ;, no. 5 (1989/90), Staff seminar paper (University of Nairobi. Dept. of History) ;, 1989/90, no. 5.
LC ClassificationsGN209 .W34 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination18 leaves ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2024527M
LC Control Number90980696

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