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Central America, human rights and U.S. foreign policy

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Published by Cork University Press in Cork .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Central America,
  • United States,
  • Central America.
    • Subjects:
    • Civil rights -- Central America,
    • Human rights -- Central America,
    • Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979-,
    • Central America -- Foreign relations -- United States,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Central America

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 163-168.

      Statementedited by Dermot Keogh.
      ContributionsKeogh, Dermot.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1439.5 .C455 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 168 p. :
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2613389M
      ISBN 100902561324
      LC Control Number85177360

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