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Wetland adaptations in the Great Basin papers from the Twenty-first Great Basin Anthopological [sic] Conference by Great Basin Anthropological Conference (21st 1988 Park City, Utah)

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Published by Museum of Peoples and Cultures, Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Joel C. Janetski, David B. Madsen.
SeriesOccasional papers / Museum of Peoples and Cultures -- no. 1., Occassional papers (Brigham Young University. Museum of Peoples and Cultures) -- no. 1.
ContributionsJanetski, Joel C., Madsen, David B.
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Paginationv, 285 p. :
Number of Pages285
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Open LibraryOL20024244M

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