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American Plains Indians by Jason Hook

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  • American history,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Modern period, c 1500 onwards,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • History / Military / General,
  • United States - 19th Century

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Trade Editions

ContributionsRichard Hook (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8922117M
ISBN 101841761214
ISBN 109781841761213

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