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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Ohio River,
  • Mississippi River,
  • Ohio River.,
  • Mississippi River.

Subjects:

  • River life -- Ohio River -- History.,
  • River life -- Mississippi River -- History.,
  • Boatmen -- Ohio River -- History.,
  • Boatmen -- Mississippi River -- History.,
  • Folklore -- Ohio River.,
  • Folklore -- Mississippi River.,
  • Ohio River -- Social life and customs.,
  • Mississippi River -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMichael Allen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF517 .A39 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 261 p. :
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1854129M
ISBN 100807115614
LC Control Number90005860

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