Archaeology in the Television Age

Moberg, Carl-Axel
July 1985
Archaeology;Jul/Aug85, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p80
Discusses some developments in the field of archaeology. Description of the different faces of televisions; Characterization of the important period in the history of archaeology.


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