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short history of the West Indies

J. H. Parry

short history of the West Indies

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Published by Macmillan, St. Martin"s Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • West Indies -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Statementby J. H. Parry and P. M. Sherlock.
    ContributionsSherlock, Philip Manderson.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 316 p.
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17729335M
    OCLC/WorldCa2941292

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