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Multivariate statistical methods in physical anthropology a review of recent advances and current developments

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Published by D. Reidel Pub. Co., Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston, Hingham, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Physical anthropology -- Statistical methods -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by G.N. van Vark and W.W. Howells.
ContributionsVark, G. N. van 1931-, Howells, W. W. 1908-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN56 .M8 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 433 p. :
Number of Pages433
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2840168M
ISBN 109027717346
LC Control Number84002007

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