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The Islands and the Sea

Five Centuries of Nature Writing from the Caribbean

by John A. Murray

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages368
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Open LibraryOL7386897M
ISBN 100195066774
ISBN 109780195066777


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