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Recent advances of Chinese palaeoanthropology

Ju-KК»ang Wu

Recent advances of Chinese palaeoanthropology

third Dr. S.T. Huang-Chan Memorial Lecture, 22 May, 1981, University of Hong Kong

by Ju-KК»ang Wu

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Published by Hong Kong University Press in [Hong Kong] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Fossil hominids -- China.,
    • Human evolution.,
    • Anthropology, Prehistoric -- China.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [35]

      Statementby Wu Rukang.
      SeriesOccasional papersʼ series ;, 2, Occasional papers" series (Hong Kong University Press) ;, no. 2.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN282 .W83 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination33, [2] p., [1] folded leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2930961M
      LC Control Number84166780

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