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White man"s water the politics of sobriety in a native American community by Erica Prussing

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Published by University of Arizona Press in Tucson .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social conditions,
  • Counseling of,
  • Alcohol use,
  • Rehabilitation,
  • Cheyenne Indians

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementErica Prussing
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE99.C53 P78 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24809586M
ISBN 109780816529438
LC Control Number2011007999

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