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Dig Houses, Dwelling, and Knowledge Production in Archaeology

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Dig Houses, Dwelling, and Knowledge Production in Archaeology. / Morgan, Colleen Leah; Eddisford, Daniel.

In: Journal of Contemporary Archaeology, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2015, p. 169-193.

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Morgan, CL & Eddisford, D 2015, 'Dig Houses, Dwelling, and Knowledge Production in Archaeology', Journal of Contemporary Archaeology, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 169-193. https://doi.org/10.1558/jca.v2i1.22331

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Morgan, C. L., & Eddisford, D. (2015). Dig Houses, Dwelling, and Knowledge Production in Archaeology. Journal of Contemporary Archaeology, 2(1), 169-193. https://doi.org/10.1558/jca.v2i1.22331

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Morgan CL, Eddisford D. Dig Houses, Dwelling, and Knowledge Production in Archaeology. Journal of Contemporary Archaeology. 2015;2(1):169-193. https://doi.org/10.1558/jca.v2i1.22331

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Morgan, Colleen Leah ; Eddisford, Daniel. / Dig Houses, Dwelling, and Knowledge Production in Archaeology. In: Journal of Contemporary Archaeology. 2015 ; Vol. 2, No. 1. pp. 169-193.

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