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Magic medicines of the Indians

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Published by Middle Atlantic Press in Somerset, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Medicine,
  • Delaware Indians -- Medicine

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 149-151.

    Statementby C. A. Weslager.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE98.M4 W47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 161 p.
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5307930M
    ISBN 10091260803X
    LC Control Number72091345

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