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The Places of History

Regionalism Revisited in Latin America (Places of History Vol. 47)
  • 310 Pages
  • 1.22 MB
  • English
Duke University Press
Literary studies: general, Literature - Classics / Criticism, Latin America, Literary Criticism, Spanish, History: World, Central America, South America, Literature and history, Caribbean & Latin American, Latin American Studies, Literary Studies/American Lite, History and criticism, Latin American literature, Regionalism in liter
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL9446115M
ISBN 100822323443
ISBN 139780822323440

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