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French and West Indian Martinique, Guadeloupe, and French Guiana Today (New World Studies) by Richard D. E. Burton

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Published by University of Virginia Press .
Written in English


  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Caribbean & West Indies - General,
  • History - General History,
  • 20th century,
  • Blacks,
  • Civilization,
  • France,
  • French Guiana,
  • Race identity,
  • West Indies, French,
  • Sociology

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Edition Notes

ContributionsFred Reno (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11351841M
ISBN 10081391566X
ISBN 109780813915661

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