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conquest of America

the question of the other

by Tzvetan Todorov

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Places:
  • America
    • Subjects:
    • Indians -- First contact with Europeans.,
    • Indians, Treatment of.,
    • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTzvetan Todorov ; translated from the French by Richard Howard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE123 .T6313 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 274 p. :
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL370890M
      ISBN 100806131373
      LC Control Number98031639


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