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Vigilantism and the state in modern Latin America

essays on extralegal violence

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Violence -- Latin America,
    • Vigilance committees -- Latin America,
    • Death squads -- Latin America

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-248) and index.

      Statementedited by Martha K. Huggins.
      ContributionsHuggins, Martha Knisely, 1944-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN110.5.Z9 V58 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 266 p. ;
      Number of Pages266
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1869555M
      ISBN 100275934764
      LC Control Number90028185


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