Indian cause in the Spanish laws of the West Indies
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Published by American West Center, University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah .
Written in English


  • Indians of the West Indies -- Legal status, laws, etc.,
  • Indians of the West Indies -- Government relations.,
  • Law -- Spain -- Colonies.,
  • Spain -- Colonies -- America.

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Edition Notes

StatementS. Lyman Tyler, editor and compiler.
SeriesWestern civilization and native peoples, Occasional papers / American West Center, University of Utah -- no. 16., Western civilization and native peoples, Occasional papers (University of Utah. American West Center) -- no. 16.
ContributionsTyler, S. Lyman., Spain.
The Physical Object
Paginationlxxv, 479 p. ;
Number of Pages479
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16514629M

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