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Obstacles to change in Latin America.

London Conference on Obstacles to Change in Latin America 1965.

Obstacles to change in Latin America.

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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Latin America -- Social conditions -- 1945-1982 -- Congresses,
    • Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1948- -- Congresses,
    • Latin America -- Economic conditions -- 1945- -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by Claudio Véliz.
      ContributionsVéliz, Claudio, ed., Royal Institute of International Affairs., St. Antony"s College (University of Oxford)
      LC ClassificationsHN110.5.A8 L6 1965
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 263 p.
      Number of Pages263
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5939644M
      LC Control Number65009707

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