Simulating Coastal Migration in New World Colonization1

  title={Simulating Coastal Migration in New World Colonization1},
  author={Todd A. Surovell},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={580 - 591}
  • Todd A. Surovell
  • Published 1 August 2003
  • Environmental Science
  • Current Anthropology
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