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Fire on the Plateau Conflict And Endurance In The American Southwest by Charles Wilkinson

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Published by Island Press .
Written in English


  • American history,
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History: American,
  • Native Americans - Southwest,
  • History - U.S.,
  • North America,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • General,
  • Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Native American,
  • Colorado Plateau,
  • Government relations,
  • History,
  • Indians, Treatment of

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8611663M
ISBN 101559636475
ISBN 109781559636476

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