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Indian givers

how the Indians of the Americas transformed the world

by J. McIver Weatherford

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization -- Indian influences,
  • Civilization, Modern -- History,
  • Indians of North America -- Colonization

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJack Weatherford.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE59.I53 W43 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 272 p. ;
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2528479M
    ISBN 100517569698
    LC Control Number88003827


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