West Indian Societies. by Lowenthal, David.

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Published by published for the Institute of Race Relations in collaboration with the American Geographical Society [by] Oxford University Press in London, New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • West Indies

Subjects:

  • West Indies -- Race relations.,
  • West Indies -- Social conditions.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 324-373.

Book details

SeriesAmerican Geographical Society research series ;, no. 26
ContributionsInstitute of Race Relations.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1629.A1 L6
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 385 p.
Number of Pages385
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5328344M
ISBN 100192184016
LC Control Number72181317

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