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course of U.S. private investment in Latin America since the rise of Castro

Leland L. Johnson

course of U.S. private investment in Latin America since the rise of Castro

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Alliance for Progress.,
    • Investments, American -- Latin America.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Leland L. Johnson.
      SeriesRand Corporation. Memorandum RM-4091-ISA
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ180.A1 R36 no. 4091, HG5160.5.A3 R36 no. 4091
      The Physical Object
      Pagination38 p.
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5320074M
      LC Control Number72170516

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