Indian Wars of the Great Plains by S. Longstreet

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Published by Indian Head Books .

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Subjects:

  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • American history: pre-Columbian period, BCE to c 1500,
  • Battles & campaigns,
  • USA

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8667858M
ISBN 10156619279X
ISBN 109781566192798

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