TITLE

Two Different Cultures

PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 2;Oct2001, Vol. 58 Issue 2, following p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on European explorer Christopher Columbus and the Taino people.
ACCESSION #
5340818

 

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