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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens, Ga .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • America.

Subjects:

  • Ethnobiology,
  • Human ecology,
  • Indians -- Ethnobiology,
  • Ethnobiology -- America

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-152) and index.

Statementedited by Ted L. Gragson & Ben G. Blount.
ContributionsBlount, Ben G., 1940-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN476.7 .E75 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 163 p. :
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL363518M
ISBN 100820320676, 0820321281
LC Control Number98023763

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