Texas Graveyards

A Cultural Legacy (Elma Dill Russell Spencer Foundation Series) by Terry G. Jordan

Publisher: University of Texas Press

Written in English
Cover of: Texas Graveyards | Terry G. Jordan
Published: Pages: 160 Downloads: 590
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Subjects:

  • History,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Death & Dying,
  • General,
  • Social Science / General
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9796947M
ISBN 100292780702
ISBN 109780292780705

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