Setting people in their environment: plant and animal remains from Anglo-Scandinavian York

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Setting people in their environment: plant and animal remains from Anglo-Scandinavian York. / Hall, A.; Kenward, H.

Aspects of Anglo-Scandinavian York. York, UK : Council for British Archaeology, 2004. p. 372-426 (The Archaeology of York; Vol. 8 (4)).

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Hall, A & Kenward, H 2004, Setting people in their environment: plant and animal remains from Anglo-Scandinavian York. in Aspects of Anglo-Scandinavian York. The Archaeology of York, vol. 8 (4), Council for British Archaeology, York, UK, pp. 372-426. <http://www.yorkarchaeology.co.uk/pubs/pubs.php>

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Hall, A., & Kenward, H. (2004). Setting people in their environment: plant and animal remains from Anglo-Scandinavian York. In Aspects of Anglo-Scandinavian York (pp. 372-426). (The Archaeology of York; Vol. 8 (4)). Council for British Archaeology. http://www.yorkarchaeology.co.uk/pubs/pubs.php

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Hall A, Kenward H. Setting people in their environment: plant and animal remains from Anglo-Scandinavian York. In Aspects of Anglo-Scandinavian York. York, UK: Council for British Archaeology. 2004. p. 372-426. (The Archaeology of York).

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Hall, A. ; Kenward, H. / Setting people in their environment: plant and animal remains from Anglo-Scandinavian York. Aspects of Anglo-Scandinavian York. York, UK : Council for British Archaeology, 2004. pp. 372-426 (The Archaeology of York).

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