The dictator"s seduction

politics and the popular imagination in the era of Trujillo
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Duke University Press , Durham
Trujillo Molina, Rafael Leónidas, -- 1891-1961, Dominican Republic -- Social conditions, Dominican Republic -- Politics and government -- 1930-1961, Dominican Republic -- History -- 1930
StatementLauren Derby.
SeriesAmerican encounters/global interactions, American encounters/global interactions
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1938.5 .D463 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23191959M
ISBN 139780822344865, 9780822344827
LC Control Number2009010567

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