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Managing democracy in Central America a case study : United States election supervision in Nicaragua, 1927-1933 by Thomas J. Dodd

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Published by North-South Center, University of Miami, Transaction Publishers [distributor] in Coral Gables, FL, New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English



  • Nicaragua,
  • United States


  • Elections -- Nicaragua -- History -- 20th century,
  • Election monitoring -- Nicaragua -- History -- 20th century,
  • Nicaragua -- Foreign relations -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Nicaragua -- History -- 20th century,
  • Nicaragua -- Politics and government -- 1909-1937

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-159).

StatementThomas J. Dodd.
LC ClassificationsJL1618 .D63 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 161 p. :
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1722818M
ISBN 101560006315
LC Control Number92026327

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