Sketches of the island of Negros
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Published by Ohio University, Center for International Studies in [Athens] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Negros Island (Philippines)

Subjects:

  • Negros Island (Philippines)

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRobustiano Echaúz ; translated and annotated by Donn V. Hart ; with an historical introd. by John A. Larkin.
SeriesPapers in international studies : Southeast Asia series ;, no. 50
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS688.N5 E413
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 146 p. :
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4725726M
ISBN 100896800709
LC Control Number78013403

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