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The folklore of Spain in the American Southwest

traditional Spanish folk literature in northern New Mexico and southern Colorado

by Espinosa, Aurelio Macedonio

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Colorado,
  • New Mexico
    • Subjects:
    • Espinosa, Aurelio Macedonio, 1880-1958.,
    • Latin Americans -- Colorado -- Folklore.,
    • Latin Americans -- New Mexico -- Folklore.,
    • Folk literature, Spanish -- Colorado -- History and criticism.,
    • Folk literature, Spanish -- New Mexico -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Aurelio M. Espinosa ; edited by J. Manuel Espinosa.
      ContributionsEspinosa, J. Manuel 1909-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR111.S65 E87 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 310 p. :
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2550235M
      ISBN 10080611942X
      LC Control Number85040473

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