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Before the volcano

reverberations of identity on Montserrat
  • 219 Pages
  • 4.26 MB
  • English
Arawak , Kingston, Jamaica
Identity (Psychology) -- Montserrat., Montserrat -- Civilization., Montserrat -- Social life and cus


Montserrat, Montse

StatementJonathan Skinner.
LC ClassificationsF2082 .S55 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii, 219 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3465249M
ISBN 109768189215
LC Control Number2005437655

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