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Yellow dirt

Judy Pasternak

Yellow dirt

the betrayal of the Navajos

by Judy Pasternak

  • 298 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Navajo Indians -- Government relations -- History -- 20th century,
  • Navajo Indians -- Health and hygiene -- History -- 20th century,
  • Navajo Indians -- Biography,
  • Uranium mines and mining -- Political aspects -- Southwest, New -- History -- 20th century,
  • Uranium mines and mining -- Social aspects -- Southwest, New -- History -- 20th century,
  • Radiation -- Health aspects -- Southwest, New -- History -- 20th century,
  • Navajo Indian Reservation -- History -- 20th century,
  • Southwest, New -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJudy Pasternak.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99.N3 P378 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24109793M
    ISBN 101416594825
    ISBN 109781416594826
    LC Control Number2010005546
    OCLC/WorldCa464593180

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