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Spain and the Plains Myths and Realities of Spanish Exploration and Settlement on the Great Plains

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Published by University Press of Colorado .
Written in English


  • Historical Geography,
  • Social history,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • USA,
  • Europe - Spain & Portugal,
  • Expeditions & Discoveries,
  • United States - Colonial Period

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsRalph H. Vigil (Editor), Frances W. Kaye (Editor), John R. Wunder (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9306144M
ISBN 100870818376
ISBN 109780870818370

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