Another America

Native American Maps & the History of Our Land
  • 241 Pages
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  • English

Diane Pub.
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL11102598M
ISBN 100788198327
ISBN 139780788198328

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Another America: Native American Maps and the History of Our Land, By Mark Warhus, St. Martin’s Press, New York,$ Museum curator Mark Warhus’ successful national exhibit of maps made by American Indians inspired this book, which provides a glimpse at a world seldom seen by : Historynet Staff.

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