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Published by State University of New York at Buffalo, Council on International Studies in Amherst, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Liberalism -- Latin America,
  • Chile -- Politics and government -- 1824-1920,
  • Argentina -- Politics and government -- 1810-,
  • Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1810-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: leaves 36-38

Statementby Ivan Jaksic
SeriesSpecial studies -- no. 138
The Physical Object
Pagination38 leaves ;
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14453420M

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