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Latin-American politics and government

Robert Jackson Alexander

Latin-American politics and government

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1948-,
    • Latin America -- Social conditions -- 1945-1982.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 177-180.

      Statement[by] Robert J. Alexander.
      SeriesHarper"s comparative government series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJL966 .A7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 184 p.
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5941965M
      LC Control Number65012672

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