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By Peter Calvert

This Dictionary presents an neutral and invaluable history to the Latin American zone, very important for somebody attracted to the present affairs, contemporary background and financial system of this monstrous region. Entries supply definitions of phrases, techniques, names and businesses key to discussions of imperative and South the United States. protecting a few forty eight international locations and territories, this quantity deals a special perception to the political and monetary dimensions of this diversified area.

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