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Alaskan Eskimos

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Published by Chandler Pub. Co.; distributors: Science Research Associates, Chicago in San Francisco .
Written in English



  • Alaska.


  • Eskimos -- Alaska

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 261-279.

Statement[by] Wendell H. Oswalt.
SeriesChandler publications in anthropology and sociology
LC ClassificationsE99.E7 O783
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 297 p.
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5540508M
LC Control Number67018215

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