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This delta, this land

an environmental history of the Yazoo-Mississippi floodplain

by Mikko Saikku

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Delta (Miss. : Region) -- Environmental conditions -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-357) and index.

    StatementMikko Saikku.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE155.M57 S35 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 373 p. :
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13636765M
    ISBN 100820326739, 0820325341
    LC Control Number2004013923
    OCLC/WorldCa55738575

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