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Survey of research on Latin America by United States scientists and institutions.

National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Latin American anthropology.

Survey of research on Latin America by United States scientists and institutions.

by National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Latin American anthropology.

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Published in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Research.,
    • Latin America.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[By] Alexander Lesser for the Committee on Latin American anthropology, Division of anthropology and psychology, National research council.
      ContributionsLesser, Alexander, 1902-, Pan American Institute of Geography and History. General Assembly.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1408 .N3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p. l., 133 p.
      Number of Pages133
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6511623M
      LC Control Number47002915
      OCLC/WorldCa1494917

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