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Politics in Latin America

the quests for development, liberty, and governance

by Charles H. Blake

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Latin America -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCharles H. Blake.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJL960 .B53 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 448, 8, 14 p. :
      Number of Pages448
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3697835M
      ISBN 100618215522
      LC Control Number2003109845
      OCLC/WorldCa57454647

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