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Published by El Salvador and Guatemala Committees for Human Rights in London .
Written in English



  • Central America,
  • Central America.


  • Human rights -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Central America.,
  • Central America -- Economic conditions -- 1979- -- Study and teaching (Secondary),
  • Central America -- Social conditions -- 1979- -- Study and teaching (Secondary)

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Edition Notes

SeriesDevelopment and human rights in Central America
ContributionsEl Salvador Committee for Human Rights (London, England), Guatemala Committee for Human Rights (London, England)
LC ClassificationsJC599.C35 G8 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 71, [1] p. :
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2091436M
ISBN 100951220012
LC Control Number88135228

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