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Modern homesteaders; the life of a twentieth-century frontier community.

Evon Zartman Vogt

Modern homesteaders; the life of a twentieth-century frontier community.

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Published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- New Mexico.,
  • New Mexico -- Rural conditions -- Case studies.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 232 p.;
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17943667M
    LC Control Number55010978

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People of Rimrock; a study of values in five cultures. Harvard University Press, edited by Evon Z. Vogt and Ethel M. AlbertAlma mater: University of Chicago.

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