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Nez Perce Country (Bison Original) by Alvin M. Josephy Jr.

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Published by Bison Books .
Written in English


  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • Western & Pacific Coast states,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes,
  • Native American,
  • United States - State & Local - Pacific Northwest,
  • Social Science / Native American Studies,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • History,
  • Nez Percâe Indians,
  • Social life and customs

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Edition Notes

ContributionsJeremy FiveCrows (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11212141M
ISBN 100803276230
ISBN 109780803276239

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