Education and development in Latin America. by Pro Mundi Vita (Society)

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  • Latin America.

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  • Education -- Latin America.,
  • Economic development -- Effect of education on.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Series[Bulletin], 42, Pro Mundi Vita (Series) ;, 42.
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LC ClassificationsLA541 .P67 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5111826M
LC Control Number74184408

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