Guest Editor's Remarks: Decolonizing Archaeology

@article{Atalay2006GuestER,
  title={Guest Editor's Remarks: Decolonizing Archaeology},
  author={S. Atalay},
  journal={The American Indian Quarterly},
  year={2006},
  volume={30},
  pages={269 - 279}
}
  • S. Atalay
  • Published 2006
  • History
  • The American Indian Quarterly
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