The land and people of Venezuela by Geoffrey E. Fox

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Introduces the history, geography, people, culture, government, and economy of Venezuela.

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Statementby Geoffrey Fox.
SeriesPortraits of the nations
LC ClassificationsF2308.5 .F69 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 193 p. :
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1862722M
ISBN 100060224762, 0060224770
LC Control Number90020431

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