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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Delta (Miss. : Region)

Subjects:

  • Delta (Miss. : Region) -- Civilization,
  • Delta (Miss. : Region) -- Social conditions,
  • Delta (Miss. : Region) -- Economic conditions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-379) and index.

StatementJames C. Cobb.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF347.D38 C63 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 391 p. :
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1564499M
ISBN 100195045408
LC Control Number91046181

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