Leadership And Polity in Mississippian Society
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Published by Southern Illinois Univ .
Written in English


  • United States - State & Local - Midwest,
  • History,
  • Chiefdoms,
  • Congresses,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Mississippian culture,
  • Politics and government,
  • Southern States,
  • History: American

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ContributionsPaul D. Welch (Editor), Visiting Scholar Conference 2003 Souther (Editor)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL11220402M
ISBN 100881040908
ISBN 109780881040906

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