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Background to Latin America

Author: James A Beveridge; William Weintraub; National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: [Canada] : National Film Board of Canada, [19--?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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From Cuba to Argentina--a review of the history of this rich sub-continent and its aspiring blur of impoverished people. Once vassals of Spain or Portugal, these Americans hope for better things. Why is there instability? What casues the constant ferment? The film shows the proud history of twenty republics and their growing unrrest -- Container.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James A Beveridge; William Weintraub; National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 607900993
Notes: Originally produced in 1963 by the National Film Board of Canada.
Credits: Produced by James Beveridge ; research and outline, John Harbron, Douglas Tunstell ; executive producer, Nicholas Balla.
Cast: Commentary, William Weintraub.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.

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From Cuba to Argentina--a review of the history of this rich sub-continent and its aspiring blur of impoverished people. Once vassals of Spain or Portugal, these Americans hope for better things. Why is there instability? What casues the constant ferment? The film shows the proud history of twenty republics and their growing unrrest -- Container.

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