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The Kentucky River (Ohio River Valley) by William E. Ellis

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Published by University Press of Kentucky .
Written in English


  • American studies,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Social history,
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • History: American,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Kentucky,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Rivers,
  • United States - State & Local - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8022656M
ISBN 100813190630
ISBN 109780813190631

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