U.S. policy, human rights, and the prospects for democracy in Chile
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U.S. policy, human rights, and the prospects for democracy in Chile hearings and markup before the Committee on Foreign Affairs and its Subcommittees on Human Rights and International Organizations and on Western Hemisphere Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session on, H.J. Res. 620, April 12, May 17, July 28, August 2, and 3, 1988. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Human rights -- Chile.,
  • Elections -- Chile.,
  • Chile -- Politics and government -- 1973-,
  • Chile -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Chile.

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Other titlesUS policy, human rights, and the prospects for democracy in Chile.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations., United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs.
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Paginationiv, 303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18048964M

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