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The Praeger Handbook on Contemporary Issues in Native America [Two volumes] (Native America: Yesterday and Today) by Bruce E. Johansen

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English


  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Social Science,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • Sociology,
  • North America,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • Government - National,
  • United States - General,
  • Social Science / Native American Studies,
  • Government relations,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Politics and government,
  • Social conditions

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10289767M
ISBN 100275991385
ISBN 109780275991388

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