Economic policy and elite pressures in Uruguay by Howard Handelman

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  • Uruguay,
  • Uruguay.


  • Elite (Social sciences) -- Uruguay.,
  • Uruguay -- Economic policy.,
  • Uruguay -- Economic conditions -- 1945-

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Statementby Howard Handelman.
SeriesReports - American Universities Field Staff ; 1979, no. 27, South America, Reports (American Universities Field Staff) ;, 1979, no. 27, South America.
LC ClassificationsHN360.Z9 E44
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4132359M
LC Control Number80109781

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