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 .

Written in English

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  • Brazil

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  • Brazil -- History.

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StatementTranslated by John Knox.
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LC ClassificationsF2521 .G8
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6182971M
LC Control Number55020976
OCLC/WorldCa3588831

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