Museums and historic sites of the American West

by Victor J. Danilov

Publisher: Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn

Written in English
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  • West (U.S.) -- Antiquities.,
  • West (U.S.) -- History, Local.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [777]-781) and index.

StatementVictor J. Danilov.
LC ClassificationsF590.7 .D36 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 827 p. :
Number of Pages827
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3954864M
ISBN 100313309086
LC Control Number2001054706

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