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Notable twentieth-century Latin American women

a biographical dictionary

by Cynthia Tompkins

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Latin America -- Biography.,
    • Latin America -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-308) and index.

      Statementedited by Cynthia Margarita Tompkins and David William Foster.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsTompkins, Cynthia, 1958-, Foster, David William.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT3290 .N68 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 324 p. :
      Number of Pages324
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6780897M
      ISBN 100313311129
      LC Control Number00027631

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