Problems in the economic development of Bolivia by United States. Operations Mission to Bolivia.

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Statementby Cornelius H. Zondag, economic advisor, United States Operations Mission to Bolivia. Assistants: Manuel Valderrama A., Rolando Kempf-Mercado [and] Fern H. Yeakel.
ContributionsZondag, Cornelius Henry, 1913-
LC ClassificationsHC182 .U52
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Paginationix, 283 [32] l.
Number of Pages283
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Open LibraryOL6240310M
LC Control Number57060877

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