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Published by Gazette Prtg. Co. in [Montreal .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Indians -- Medicine.,
  • Eskimos in medicine.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesIndian and Eskimo notions of medicine.
Statementby Robert Bell.
The Physical Object
Pagination13p. ;
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19113074M

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