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Contraband corridor : making a living at the Mexico-Guatemala border

Author: Rebecca B Galemba
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2018] ©2018
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca B Galemba
ISBN: 9780804799133 080479913X 9781503603981 1503603989
OCLC Number: 1022939619
Description: xiii, 302 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : a paradise for contraband? --
Border entry and reentries --
Documenting national life --
Corn is food, not contraband --
Taxing the border --
Phantom commerce --
Inheriting the border --
Strike oil --
Conclusion : the illicit trio: drugs, arms, and migrants.
Responsibility: Rebecca Berke Galemba.

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