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Looking for history dispatches from Central America by Alma Guillermoprieto

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Guevara, Ernesto, -- 1928-1967,
  • Perón, Eva, -- 1919-1952,
  • Vargas Llosa, Mario, -- 1936-,
  • Violence -- Colombia -- History -- 20th century,
  • Latin America -- History -- 20th century,
  • Cuba -- Social conditions -- 1959-,
  • Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1988-2000

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAlma Guillermoprieto.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1414.2 .G773 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22432101M
ISBN 100375420940, 0375725822

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