To Save Her Life Disappearance, Deliverance, and the United States in Guatemala by Dan Saxon

Cover of: To Save Her Life | Dan Saxon

Published by University of California Press .

Written in English

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  • International relations,
  • Political Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Latin America - Central America,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • General,
  • Latin America - General,
  • Disappeared persons,
  • Guatemala,
  • Human rights,
  • Political persecution

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9663378M
ISBN 100520252454
ISBN 109780520252455

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