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Shells on a Desert Shore: Mollusks in the Seri World

Cathy Moser Marlett ; foreword by Richard S. Felger
Format
Book
Published
Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, [2014]
Language
English
Series
The Southwest Center Series
Southwest Center Series
ISBN
9780816530687, 0816530688
Summary
"Shells on a Desert Shore is a fresh, original look at an indigenous culture of North America having a deep and intimate knowledge of the Gulf of California. Cathy Moser Marlett offers a richly illustrated ethnographic work, describing the Seri knowledge of mollusks and their cultural importance"--
Description
xx, 281 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-272) and index.
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