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On the Neolithic transition in Europe: a comment on Zvelebil & Zvelebil (1988)

  • A. J. Ammerman (a1)


Ammerman & Cavalli-Sforza's ‘wave of advance’ model figured in the Indo-European Special Section in the September ANTIQUITY. One of its architects here comments on how his model was presented there, and makes some wider proposals.



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On the Neolithic transition in Europe: a comment on Zvelebil & Zvelebil (1988)

  • A. J. Ammerman (a1)


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