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Arena of decision: Latin America in crisis.

Irving P. Pflaum

Arena of decision: Latin America in crisis.

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America,
  • United States,
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Communism -- Latin America.,
    • Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1948-,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Latin America.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1414 .P43
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 334 p.
      Number of Pages334
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5885863M
      LC Control Number63018185
      OCLC/WorldCa1311262


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