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inter-American system a Canadian view. Issued under the auspices of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs. by John Thomas Peters Humphrey

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Published by Macmillan Co. of Canada in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Inter-American conferences.,
  • Pan-Americanism.,
  • Canada -- Relations -- Latin America,
  • Latin America -- Relations -- Canada.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsF1416 C2 H8
The Physical Object
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16493143M

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