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Contemporary Native American literature

Rebecca Tillett

Contemporary Native American literature

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- Indian authors -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRebecca Tillett.
    SeriesBAAS paperbacks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPM155 .T55 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination177 p. ;
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23190999M
    ISBN 100748621490
    ISBN 109780748621491
    LC Control Number2008396403


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