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Bibliography of the languages of native California including closely related languages of adjacent areas by Bright, William

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J .
Written in English



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  • Indians of North America -- California -- Languages -- Bibliography,
  • California -- Languages -- Bibliography

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementWilliam Bright.
SeriesNative American bibliography series ;, no. 3
LC ClassificationsZ7118 .B74 1982, PM501.C2 .B74 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 220 p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3483869M
ISBN 100810815478
LC Control Number82003331

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