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A history of Latin America

Benjamin Keen

A history of Latin America

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBenjamin Keen, Keith Haynes
    ContributionsHaynes, Keith (Keith A.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1408.3 .K443 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 592, I-35 p. :
    Number of Pages592
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25570456M
    ISBN 100618783180
    ISBN 109780618783182
    OCLC/WorldCa243467297


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