Indians of the Americas. by Edwin R. Embree

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Published by Collier Books in New York] .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [253]-259.

Book details

Statement[With a new] introd. by Vine Deloria, Jr.
LC ClassificationsE58 .E63 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 270 p.
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4456343M
LC Control Number79119145

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