Transforming cultures in the Americas by Transforming Cultures in Latin America (1998 Cornell University)

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Published by Latin American Studies Program, Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Latin America -- Social conditions -- Congresses

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Statementedited by Debra Castillo and Mary Jo Dudley.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsCastillo, Debra A., Dudley, Mary Jo, 1956-, Cornell University. Latin American Studies Program.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN110.5.A8 T74 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination231 p. ;
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16895213M
LC Control Number2001269828

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