Life and solitude in Easter Island
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Published by AuthorHouse in Bloomington, IN .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Verdugo-Binimelis, Darío,
  • Verdugo-Binimelis, Darío -- Family,
  • Indigenous peoples -- Easter Island -- Social life and customs -- 20th century,
  • Chileans -- Easter Island -- Biography,
  • Physicians -- Easter Island -- Biography,
  • Medical care -- Easter Island -- History -- 20th century,
  • Indigenous peoples -- Medical care -- Easter Island -- History -- 20th century,
  • Easter Island -- Description and travel,
  • Easter Island -- Social life and customs -- 20th century,
  • Easter Island -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Darío Verdugo-Binimelis.
GenreBiography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF3169 .V37 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 119 p. :
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23211162M
ISBN 109781425982287, 9781425982270
LC Control Number2006910635

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