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As Old as the Moon or Cuban Legends and Folklore of the Antillas

by Florence Jackson Stoddard

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Caribbean & West Indies - General,
  • Sociology,
  • Caribbean islands,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Folklore,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8058904M
    ISBN 10076614559X
    ISBN 109780766145597
    OCLC/WorldCa55850906

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