A New Moment in the Americas
Robert S. Leiken
Transaction Publishers, 1994 - Political Science - 130 pages
Latin America and the US - long divided by cultural heritage, historical perspectives, and economic and political systems - are finding common ground. This text, the result of cultural leaders from the Americas meeting in 1994, discusses the social, political and cultural changes taking place.
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