TITLE

Pillaging the Past

AUTHOR(S)
Childs, Craig
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
High Country News;4/28/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of visiting archaeological sites in different countries.
ACCESSION #
31901841

 

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