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Handbook of the Indians of California

A. L. Kroeber

Handbook of the Indians of California

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Published by California Book Company in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America,
  • Rites and ceremonies

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology) -- 78.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 995 p.
    Number of Pages995
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26980034M
    OCLC/WorldCa680736

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A physical copy of this publication, officially released as Bulle is part of the William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana, which resides in the Honnold/Mudd Library Special Collections at the Written:   Reprint of the ed. published by Govt. Print. Off., Washington, which was issued as no.

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