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Political systems of Latin America. by Martin C. Needler

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. in New York .
Written in English



  • Latin America


  • Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1948-,
  • Latin America -- Social conditions -- 1945-1982

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

StatementEdited by Martin C. Needler.
SeriesVan Nostrand political science series
LC ClassificationsF1414.2 .N4 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 621 p.
Number of Pages621
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4753475M
LC Control Number78090774

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