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Latin America: a historical reader

Latin America: a historical reader

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Published by Little, Brown & Co in Boston (Mass) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Selected from the 2-vol collection "History of Latin America: sources and interpretations" (2nd ed).

Statementedited by Lewis Hanke.
ContributionsHanke, Lewis.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,672p. :
Number of Pages672
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19028127M

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