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Cuba as a model and a challenge

Kenneth N. Skoug

Cuba as a model and a challenge

July 25, 1984

by Kenneth N. Skoug

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cuba -- Foreign relations -- 1959-1990,
  • Cuba -- Politics and government -- 1959-1990

  • Edition Notes

    Caption title

    SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 600
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14938441M


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