Classification of South American Indian languages
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Published by University of California, Latin American Center in Los Angeles .
Written in English


  • Indians of South America -- Languages

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Edition Notes

ContributionsWilbert, Johannes,, Centro Latinoamericano de Venezuela
LC ClassificationsPM5008 .L68, PM5008 L68
The Physical Object
Pagination453 p. :
Number of Pages453
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14791342M

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