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search for human ancestors on the roof of the world

explorations in Mongolia and Tibet

by John W. Olsen

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Published by Monash University Press in Clayton, Vic., Australia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Anthropology,
  • Mongolia.,
  • China,
  • Tibet.
    • Subjects:
    • Anthropology -- Research -- Mongolia.,
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Mongolia.,
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- China -- Tibet.,
    • Anthropology -- Research -- China -- Tibet.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesExplorations in Mongolia and Tibet
      StatementJohn Olsen.
      SeriesOccasional paper ;, 5, Occasional paper (Centre of East Asian Studies) ;, 5
      ContributionsMonash Asia Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN46.M6 O57 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p. ;
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3377505M
      ISBN 101876924322
      LC Control Number2004478034
      OCLC/WorldCa56472145

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