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Oh what a slaughter massacres in the American West 1846-1890 by Larry McMurtry

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Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • Indians of North America -- Wars -- West (U.S.),
  • Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century,
  • Massacres -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Larry McMurtry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE78.W5 M35 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3417506M
ISBN 100786283785
LC Control Number2005033813

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