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Medicine that walks disease, medicine and Canadian Plains native people, 1880-1940 by Maureen K. Lux

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Prairie Provinces

Subjects:

  • Indians of North America -- Health and hygiene -- Prairie Provinces -- History.,
  • Indians of North America -- Medicine -- Prairie Provinces -- History.,
  • Indians of North America -- Medical care -- Prairie Provinces -- History.,
  • Indians of North America -- Prairie Provinces -- Social conditions.,
  • Indians of North America -- Prairie Provinces -- Government relations.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-284) and index.

StatementMaureen K. Lux.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA448.5.I5 L89 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 300 p., [12] p. of plates :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3968825M
ISBN 100802047289, 0802082955
LC Control Number2001275130
OCLC/WorldCa46616036

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