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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Latin America

Subjects:

  • Debts, Public -- History -- 20th century,
  • Debts, External -- History -- 20th century,
  • International economic relations -- History -- 20th century,
  • Debts, External -- Latin America -- History -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by Barry Eichengreen and Peter H. Lindert.
ContributionsEichengreen, Barry J., Lindert, Peter H.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHJ8011 .I63 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 282 p. :
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2189765M
ISBN 100262050412
LC Control Number89008095

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