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Published by McGraw-Hill College in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Brazil

Subjects:

  • Brazil -- Social conditions.,
  • Brazil -- Economic conditions -- 1945-,
  • Brazil -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 118-123) and indexes.

StatementKevin Neuhouser.
SeriesComparative societies series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN283.5 .N48 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 143 p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL352856M
ISBN 10007289122X
LC Control Number98012374

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