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Empire islands

Rebecca Weaver-Hightower

Empire islands

castaways, cannibals, and fantasies of conquest

by Rebecca Weaver-Hightower

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English


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StatementRebecca Weaver-Hightower.
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LC ClassificationsPR
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 277 p. :
Number of Pages277
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Open LibraryOL22753911M
ISBN 109780816648634

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