2 edition of Events in the history of Puerto Rico. found in the catalog.
Events in the history of Puerto Rico.
Research for Urban Education, inc.
in New York
Written in English
Describes events in Puerto Rican history from early Indian settlements through the arrival of the Spanish to 1543 and the abolition of Indian slavery.
|Statement||Researcher: Pablo Figueroa. Illustrator: Samuel E. Morales. Editors: Antonia Pantoja [and] Barbara Blourock.|
|Contributions||Figueroa, Pablo., Morales, Samuel E., illus.|
|LC Classifications||F1958.3 .R4|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||70011564|
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