Precarious democracies understanding regime stability and change in Colombia and Venezuela by Ana MarГ­a Bejarano

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Politics and government,
  • Political stability,
  • Democracy

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementAna María Bejarano
SeriesFrom the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJL3881 .B45 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24823790M
ISBN 100268022267
ISBN 109780268022266
LC Control Number2011009411

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