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Historical dictionary of the British Caribbean

by William Lux

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies, British
    • Subjects:
    • West Indies, British -- Dictionaries and encyclopedias

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 251-266.

      Statementby William Lux.
      SeriesLatin American historical dictionaries ; no. 12
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2131 .L88
      The Physical Object
      Pagination266 p. ;
      Number of Pages266
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5199100M
      ISBN 100810808471
      LC Control Number75022223
      OCLC/WorldCa1531821

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