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Ores and industry in South America

  • 381 Pages
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  • English
Arno Press , New York
Mines and mineral resources -- South America., Mineral industries -- South America., Investments, Foreign -- South Ame


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StatementH. Foster Bain and Thomas Thornton Read.
SeriesAmerican business abroad
ContributionsRead, Thomas Thornton, 1880-1947, joint author.
LC ClassificationsTN34 .B3 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 381 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4877348M
ISBN 100405092652
LC Control Number76004767

Ores and industry in South America. New York, London, Pub. for the Council on Foreign Relations by Harper & Bros., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Harry Foster Bain; Thomas Thornton Read. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Harper, New York, in series: Publications of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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