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Life in the weather-world: examining an eighteenth-century ‘ecological perspective’

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In: World Archaeology, Vol. 48, No. 4, 28.09.2016, p. 586-602.

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Pillatt, T 2016, 'Life in the weather-world: examining an eighteenth-century ‘ecological perspective’', World Archaeology, vol. 48, no. 4, pp. 586-602. https://doi.org/10.1080/00438243.2016.1220869

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Pillatt, T. (2016). Life in the weather-world: examining an eighteenth-century ‘ecological perspective’. World Archaeology, 48(4), 586-602. https://doi.org/10.1080/00438243.2016.1220869

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Pillatt T. Life in the weather-world: examining an eighteenth-century ‘ecological perspective’. World Archaeology. 2016 Sep 28;48(4):586-602. https://doi.org/10.1080/00438243.2016.1220869

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Pillatt, Toby. / Life in the weather-world : examining an eighteenth-century ‘ecological perspective’. In: World Archaeology. 2016 ; Vol. 48, No. 4. pp. 586-602.

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