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Cocaine politics

drugs, armies, and the CIA in Central America

by Peter Dale Scott

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Central America.
    • Subjects:
    • Drug control -- Central America,
    • Drug control -- Political aspects -- Central America,
    • Cocaine industry -- Central America,
    • Political corruption -- Central America

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-257) and index.

      StatementPeter Dale Scott and Jonathan Marshall.
      ContributionsMarshall, Jonathan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5840.C45 S36 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 279 p. ;
      Number of Pages279
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1887553M
      ISBN 100520073126
      LC Control Number90048813


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