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We, the Puerto Rican people

Juan Angel SileМЃn

We, the Puerto Rican people

a story of oppression and resistance.

by Juan Angel SileМЃn

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Published by [Monthly Review Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Puerto Rico.
    • Subjects:
    • National characteristics, Puerto Rican.,
    • Puerto Rico.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTranslated by Cedric Belfrage.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1958 .S513
      The Physical Object
      Pagination134 p.
      Number of Pages134
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5706133M
      LC Control Number70158926


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