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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hispanic Americans,
  • Hispanic Americans -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames D. Cockcroft.
    SeriesThe Hispanic experience in the Americas, Hispanic experience in the Americas
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23262027M
    ISBN 100531112098
    LC Control Number94023933

    Spanish is one of the six official languages of the United Nations. It is estimated that the combined total number of Spanish speakers is between and million, making it the third most spoken language by total number of speakers (after Chinese, and English). Spanish is the second most-widely spoken language in terms of native speakers.


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