Colonial Virginia and the Atlantic slave trade
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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, Mitc .
Written in English


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Thesis(Ph.D.) -University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,1981.

StatementSusan Alice Westbury.
The Physical Object
Pagination171p.
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19765047M

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