2 edition of environment in the twentieth-century American West found in the catalog.
environment in the twentieth-century American West
by Center for the American West, Dept. of History, University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, N.M
Written in English
|Statement||Thomas Jaehn, compiler.|
|Series||Occasional papers ;, no. 2, Occasional papers (University of New Mexico. Center for the American West) ;, no. 2.|
|LC Classifications||GE155.W47 J34 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii, 71 leaves ;|
|Number of Pages||71|
|LC Control Number||92173804|
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