TITLE

Raw Scots

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Martin
PUB. DATE
May 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;5/11/81, Vol. 130 Issue 1768, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
Presents a letter to the editor in response to the article "Is cannibalism too much to swallow?" by Paul Bahn in the April 27 issue.
ACCESSION #
10223256

 

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