outline of Brazilian history. by Maria A. de Alencastro GuimaraМѓes

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Published by Cultural Division of the Ministry of Foreign Relations in Rio de Janeiro .

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StatementTranslated by John Knox.
LC ClassificationsF2521 .G8
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Pagination47 p.
Number of Pages47
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Open LibraryOL6182971M
LC Control Number55020976

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