ON THE TRAIL OF THE ARAWAKS

ON THE TRAIL OF THE ARAWAKS
ON THE TRAIL OF THE ARAWAKS ON THE TRAIL OF THE ARAWAKS ON THE TRAIL OF THE ARAWAKS ON THE TRAIL OF THE ARAWAKS
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PublishingDate: (1974)
Publisher: Norman:University of Oklahoma Press
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Very Good
Edition: 1st edition
Autograph: Inscribed by author(s)
Price: $30.00
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Norman:University of Oklahoma Press. (1974). 1st edition, stated. xix+408pp. Illustrated. Signed and inscribed by the Author on the half-title page. Hardcover with dust jacket.  A very good copy. The end-pages are slightly faded to top inch but otherwise a very good, clean copy inside and out. The dust jacket is in very good condition, just slight shelfworn along edges, and not price clipped.  * "On the morning of Friday, October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus set foot on a small Caribbean island called by the natives Guanahani and which he promptly renamed San Salvador.  He called the people who greeted him--'quite naked as their mother bore them'--Indians, but today we know there were Arawaks. More was lost than the name of their island, for less than a hundred years after Columbus' arrival the Arawaks themselves had vanished, victims of the white man's diseases and greed. Not a single Arawak is alive today on any Caribbean island."...dj

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