History and heroes in the Lusiads a commemoration essay on Camoens by Colin M. O"Halloran

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Published by Comissão Executiva do IV Centenário da Publicação de "Os Lusíadas" in Lisboa .

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Statementby Colin M. O"Halloran.
ContributionsComissão Executiva do IV Centenário da Publicação de "Os Lusíadas."
LC ClassificationsMLCM 90/00269 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination66 p. ;
Number of Pages66
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Open LibraryOL2001052M
LC Control Number90888116

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