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Peoples of the world. the culture, geographical setting and historical background of 42 American peoples by Joyce Moss

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Published by Gale Research in Detroit, Mich .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ethnology -- Latin America.,
  • Latin America -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-316).

StatementJoyce Moss, George Wilson.
ContributionsWilson, George, 1920-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1408.3
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 323 p. :
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22315855M
ISBN 100810374455

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