Jamaica the People (Lands, Peoples, and Cultures)

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Published by Crabtree Publishing Company .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Human geography / peoples of the world,
  • Multiculturalism,
  • Juvenile Multicultural Studies,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 People & Places,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Latin America,
  • People & Places - Other,
  • People & Places - Central & South America,
  • Ethnicity,
  • History,
  • Jamaica,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Social life and customs

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10974132M
ISBN 10077879699X
ISBN 109780778796992

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