Land in Belize, 1765-1871 by O. Nigel Bolland

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Published by Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of the West Indies in Mona, Jamaica .

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  • Land tenure -- Belize.,
  • Latifundio -- Belize.,
  • Belize -- Economic conditions.

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StatementNigel Bolland and Assad Shoman.
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Pagination142 p. :
Number of Pages142
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Open LibraryOL16223475M

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Land in Belize, Mona, Jamaica: Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of the West Indies, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: O Nigel Bolland.

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