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Area study: lands of Latin America

Educational Research Council of America. Social Science Staff.

Area study: lands of Latin America

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Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston .
Written in English

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  • Latin America,
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Latin America -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Latin America.

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the geography, history, customs, people, economics, and government of Latin America and briefly examines the origins of United States" interest in Latin American countries.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesLands of Latin America.
      Statement[by Nancy Bostick and others]
      SeriesConcepts and inquiry, the Educational Research Council social science program, Concepts and understanding.
      ContributionsBostick, Nancy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1408.2 .E3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination186 p.
      Number of Pages186
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4583730M
      LC Control Number77163697


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