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Published by Grenada Independence Secretariat, History & Literary Division in St. George"s, Grenada .
Written in English



  • Grenada


  • Grenada -- History.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 55.

ContributionsGrenada Independence Secretariat. History & Literary Division.
LC ClassificationsF2056 .S47 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination58 p. :
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3050998M
LC Control Number82145005

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