Linguistic structures of native America by Cornelius Osgood

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Published by Johnson Reprint Corp. in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Indians of North America -- Languages,
  • Eskimo languages.,
  • Indians of Mexico -- Languages

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StatementHarry Hoijer ... [et al.] ; Cornelius Osgood, editor.
SeriesViking Fund publications in anthropology -- no. 6
ContributionsHoijer, Harry, 1904-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPM201 O7 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination423 p. --
Number of Pages423
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18118152M

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