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U.S. involvement in political, economic and social conditions of Latin America

Allen P. Lowell

U.S. involvement in political, economic and social conditions of Latin America

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesUnited States involvement in political, economic and social conditions of Latin America
    Statementeditor, Allen P. Lowell
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1418 .U24 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25054535M
    ISBN 109781612097817
    LC Control Number2011039367


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