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Puerto Rico in the area of democracy

Luis MuГ±oz MarГ­n

Puerto Rico in the area of democracy

commencement address delivered before the graduating class of the University of Puerto Rico, May 28, 1941; Fourth of July address

by Luis MuГ±oz MarГ­n

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Published by The University in [Puerto Rico] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Puerto Rico

  • Edition Notes

    Also contains Spanish text.

    Statementbroadcast by Luis Muñoz Marin, President of the Senate of Puerto Rico, July 4, 1941.
    SeriesThe University of Puerto Rico. Bulletin. Series XII -- No. 1, September, 1941.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p.
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15557012M

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