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2 edition of Reading list on the history & civilization of the other American republics. found in the catalog.

Reading list on the history & civilization of the other American republics.

United States. Office of Inter-American Affairs. Information Division.

Reading list on the history & civilization of the other American republics.

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Published in [Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Latin America -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Reproduced from type-written copy.

      StatementCompiled by Betty Adler, Division of information, Office of the coordinator of inter-American affairs.
      GenreBibliography.
      ContributionsAdler, Betty, 1918-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ1601 .U74
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 p. l., 2-10 p.
      Number of Pages10
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6476526M
      LC Control Number44041543
      OCLC/WorldCa9390709

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