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People of the mountains

by Jen Green

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Raintree Steck-Vaughn in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountain people -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mountain life -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mountain ecology -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mountain life.

  • About the Edition

    Examines the many different types of cultures that exist in mountainous regions, discussing settlements, houses, employment, transportation, communication, daily life, leisure activities, and tourism.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.

    StatementJen Green.
    SeriesWide world, Wide world (Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishers)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN392 .G74 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL686307M
    ISBN 10081725062X
    LC Control Number97033223
    OCLC/WorldCa37418307

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