The Historical encyclopedia of world slavery

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Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 717-763) and index.

Book details

StatementJunius P. Rodriguez, general editor.
ContributionsRodriguez, Junius P.
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LC ClassificationsHT861 .H57 1997
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Pagination2 v. :
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Open LibraryOL695405M
ISBN 100874368855
LC Control Number97042839

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