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4 edition of British in the Caribbean. found in the catalog.

British in the Caribbean.

Cyril Hamshere

British in the Caribbean.

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies, British,
  • Caribbean Area,
  • West Indies, British.
    • Subjects:
    • Slavery -- West Indies, British.,
    • West Indies, British -- History.,
    • Caribbean Area -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 227-229.

      SeriesA Social history of the British overseas
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2131 .H35
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 240 p.
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5319923M
      ISBN 100674082354
      LC Control Number72170356


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