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Indians and the American West in the twentieth century

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Politics and government.,
    • Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Government relations.,
    • Land tenure -- West (U.S.),
    • Water rights -- West (U.S.)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-224) and index.

      StatementDonald L. Parman.
      SeriesThe American West in the twentieth century
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE78.W5 P37 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 235 p. :
      Number of Pages235
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1435861M
      ISBN 100253342899, 0253208920
      LC Control Number93048060


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"Indians and the American West in the Twentieth Century is an important contribution to understanding the development of the West and provides a clear and impressive analysis of evolving government policy and programs that impacted directly on the resident Indian people.".

Indians and the American West in the Twentieth Century is an important contribution to understanding the development of the West and provides a clear and impressive analysis of evolving government policy and programs that impacted directly on the resident Indian people.".

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