Underdevelopment is a State of Mind: The Latin American Case
An examination of Latin America's rocky development as a cultural, rather than colonial byproduct. In a new introduction Harrison explores the political and economic shifts that have occurred over the past 15 years.
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Underdevelopment Is a State of Mind: The Latin American Case
Lawrence E. Harrison
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