Siberian Paleolithic Archaeology: Approaches and Analytic Methods [and Comments and Replies]

  title={Siberian Paleolithic Archaeology: Approaches and Analytic Methods [and Comments and Replies]},
  author={Alexander B. Dolitsky and Robert E. Ackerman and Jean S. Aigner and Alan Lyle Bryan and Robin Dennell and Russell D. Guthrie and John F. Hoffecker and David Moody Hopkins and Jos{\'e} Luis Lanata and William B. Workman},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={361 - 378}
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