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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Cuba,
  • Cuba.

Subjects:

  • Ripley, C. Peter, 1941- -- Travel -- Cuba,
  • Tourism -- Cuba,
  • Cuba -- Description and travel,
  • Cuba -- Politics and government -- 1959-,
  • Cuba -- Social conditions -- 1959-,
  • Cuba -- Economic conditions -- 1959-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby C. Peter Ripley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1765.3 .R56 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 243 p. :
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL33518M
ISBN 10082032163X
LC Control Number99016371

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