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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Latin America


  • Latin America -- History

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] R. A. Humphreys.
ContributionsColumbia University. Institute of Latin American Studies.
LC ClassificationsF1410 .H88 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination264 p.
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5681633M
LC Control Number69012966

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