The economic status of Australian aborigines by Jon C. Altman

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .

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  • Aboriginal Australians -- Economic conditions

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StatementJon C. Altman, John Nieuwenhuysen.
ContributionsNieuwenhuysen, J. P., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN666 .A25
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 230 p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4727066M
ISBN 100521224217, 0521294908
LC Control Number78014917

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