Small arms control in Central America.
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Published by International Alert, Security and Peacebuilding Programme in London (GB) .
Written in English


  • Arms control -- Latin America.

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Edition Notes

SeriesLatin America series -- no. 2
ContributionsVazquez, Helena, International Alert. Security and Peacebuilding Programme ( Organisation) (GB).
LC ClassificationsJX1393.L3 G64 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p.; 30 cm.; pbk.
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16264120M
ISBN 101898702268
LC Control Number2004353598

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