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On the transition to farming in Europe, or what was spreading with the Neolithic: a reply to Ammerman (1989)

  • Marek Zvelebil (a1)
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Zvelebil here rejoins to Ammerman's criticisms, published in the March issue, of his earlier paper on Indo-European languages and the dispersal of agriculture into Europe, and takes the opportunity to make a broader statement about the character of Neolithic settlement on the full continental scale.

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