On the Border Society and Culture between the United States and Mexico (Latin American Silhouettes) by Andrew Grant Wood

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Written in English

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  • American history,
  • American studies,
  • Sociology,
  • History: World,
  • Mexico,
  • USA,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - Hispanic American Studies,
  • History / Mexico,
  • History,
  • Latin America - Mexico,
  • Civilization,
  • Mexican-American Border Region

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8237868M
ISBN 100842051732
ISBN 109780842051736

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