2 edition of press of Latin America found in the catalog.
press of Latin America
Mary A. Gardner
by Institute of Latin American Studies, University of Texas at Austin in Austin
Written in English
|Statement||by Mary A. Gardner.|
|Series||Guides and bibliographies, 4|
|LC Classifications||Z6954.A1 G37|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 34 p.|
|Number of Pages||34|
|LC Control Number||72619723|
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