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Humbolt, The Island of Cuba, Thrasher Reprint, 1969
The island of Cuba: by Alexander Humbolt translated from the Spanish, with notes and a preliminary essay by John Sidney Thrasher, xii+397p., New
York, Negro Universities Press, 1969. (An English translation of the Spanish edition of Essai politique sur l’île de Cuba originally published in 1827.
In the preface Thrasher describes Humboldt’s work as the best book on Cuba. Chapters discuss the geography, climate, the institution of slavery on the
island as well as agriculture, commerce, and revenue. There are tables throughout the volume. A detailed table of contents begins on p.v.)
Title:   The island of Cuba / by Alexander Humboldt ; translated from the Spanish, with notes and a preliminary essay, by J.S. Thrasher.
OCLC Number:   609196251
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