|Statement||by Carl Sauer ... illustrated by Antonio Sotomayor. Education [by] Leo Baisden ... ethnology [by] Isabel Kelly ... geography [by] Margaret Warthin ... maps [by] Aileen Corwin ...|
|Contributions||Baisden, Leo B. 1887-1941., Kelly, Isabel Truesdell, 1906-, Warthin, Margaret., Corwin, Aileen.|
|LC Classifications||G127 .S25|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 273,  p.|
|Number of Pages||273|
|LC Control Number||39017978|
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