U.S. policy and arms limitation in Central America the Washington Conference of 1923 by Thomas M Leonard

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Published by Center for the Study of Armament and Disarmament, California State University, Los Angeles in Los Angeles, CA .

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  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Latin America,
  • Latin America -- Foreign relations -- United States

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Statementby Thomas M. Leonard
SeriesOccasional papers series -- no. 10
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 68 p ;
Number of Pages68
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Open LibraryOL17899371M

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