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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

    Places:
  • Nicaragua,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • 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

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-159).

      StatementThomas J. Dodd.
      Classifications
      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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