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The island within

Richard K. Nelson

The island within

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Douglas & McIntyre in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nelson, Richard K.,
  • Anthropologists -- Alaska -- Kanaashi Island -- Biography.,
  • Natural history -- Alaska -- Kanaashi Island.,
  • Koyukon Indians -- Hunting.,
  • Koyukon philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-284).

    StatementRichard Nelson.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 284 p. ;
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13589213M
    ISBN 100888946775
    LC Control Number89091555
    OCLC/WorldCa20524518


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