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Representations of Ibero-America in eighteenth-century French literature

Gregory Ludlow

Representations of Ibero-America in eighteenth-century French literature

from conquest to independence

by Gregory Ludlow

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Published by DeSoto Press in Tallahassee, FL .
Written in English

  • French literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Colonies in literature.,
  • Indians in literature.,
  • Indians, Treatment of -- South America.,
  • Spain -- Foreign public opinion, French.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 324-341) and index.

    StatementGregory Ludlow.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 354 p. ;
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22220993M
    ISBN 100962425478

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