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Americanos

Latin America"s struggle for independence
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Oxford University Press , New York
Latin America -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements, Latin America -- History -- Wars of Independence, 1806-1830, Latin America -- History -- 1830
StatementJohn Charles Chasteen.
SeriesPivotal moments in world history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1412 .C48 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 218 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18498219M
ISBN 139780195178814
LC Control Number2007028595

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