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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Colombia,
  • Colombia.

Subjects:

  • Slavery -- Colombia -- History.,
  • Slaves -- Health and hygiene -- Colombia.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDavid L. Chandler.
SeriesDissertations in European economic history ;, 1981
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT1133 .C46 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 307 p. ;
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4093738M
ISBN 100405139837
LC Control Number80002799

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