defence on human rights in Latin America"s sixteenth to eighteenth centuries by Zavala, Silvio Arturo

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  • Indians, Treatment of -- Spanish America,
  • Slavery in Spanish America,
  • Latin America -- History-to 1830.

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StatementSilvio Zavala
SeriesUnesco Race and Society
LC ClassificationsF1411"Z13
The Physical Object
Pagination65 p.
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21117727M
LC Control Number64-3646

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