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Focus on West Indian literature

Focus on West Indian literature



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Published by The Service in Kingston, Jamaica .
Written in English

  • Jamaica,
  • West Indies
    • Subjects:
    • Authors, West Indian -- Bibliography -- Exhibitions.,
    • Jamaica -- Bibliography -- Exhibitions.,
    • West Indies -- Bibliography -- Exhibitions.,
    • Jamaica -- Juvenile literature -- Bibliography -- Exhibitions.,
    • West Indies -- Juvenile literature -- Bibliography -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared for the 14th Annual Conference of I.A.S.L. by the Jamaica Library Service.
      ContributionsJamaica Library Service., Conference of I.A.S.L. (14th : 1985 : Kingston, Jamaica)
      LC ClassificationsZ1541 .F63 1985, F1608 .F63 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination45 p. ;
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2765477M
      LC Control Number86123162

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[citation needed]Most of these territories have become. The Journal of West Indian Literature invites authors to submit manuscripts that fall within the focus and scope of the journal, as set out in “About the Journal.” It is important that you check off your article against all of the following items; submissions that do not adhere to these guidelines may be returned to authors.

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