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From climate and society to weather and landscape. / Pillatt, Toby.

In: Archaeological Dialogues, Vol. 19, No. 1, 01.06.2012, p. 29-42.

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Pillatt, T 2012, 'From climate and society to weather and landscape', Archaeological Dialogues, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 29-42. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1380203812000049

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Pillatt, T. (2012). From climate and society to weather and landscape. Archaeological Dialogues, 19(1), 29-42. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1380203812000049

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Pillatt T. From climate and society to weather and landscape. Archaeological Dialogues. 2012 Jun 1;19(1):29-42. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1380203812000049

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Pillatt, Toby. / From climate and society to weather and landscape. In: Archaeological Dialogues. 2012 ; Vol. 19, No. 1. pp. 29-42.

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