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Published by IDOC/North America in New York .
Written in English



  • Chile


  • Chile -- Politics and government -- 1973-1988.,
  • Chile -- Armed Forces -- Political activity.

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Edition Notes

Statement[Gary MacEoin, guest editor].
SeriesIDOC/international documentation ; no. 62, 64, IDOC/international documentation ;, no. 62 [etc.]
ContributionsMacEóin, Gary, 1909- ed.
LC ClassificationsF3100 .C484
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (164 p.) ;
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5051527M
ISBN 100890210276
LC Control Number74012990

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