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The Tainos Rise & Decline of the People Who Greeted Columbus

by Irving Rouse

  • ISBN: 9780300056969
  • ISBN10: 0300056966

The Tainos Rise & Decline of the People Who Greeted Columbus

by Irving Rouse

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Yale Univ Pr
  • Publish date: 08/01/1993
  • ISBN: 9780300056969
  • ISBN10: 0300056966
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