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U.S. policy on Latin America

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs.

U.S. policy on Latin America

hearing before the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, January 29, 1985.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Latin America.,
  • Latin America -- Foreign relations -- United States.

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    Distributed to some depository libraries in microfiche.

    Other titlesUS policy on Latin America.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 85 p. ;
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15320286M

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