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  1. In this volume Esther and Mortimer Arias, citizens of Bolivia, delineate the present-day realities of Latin America. Despite the continent's vast natural wealth and swift economic growth, they point out, one fact dominates its peoples' lives: the top one-fifth of the population enjoy two-thirds...
  2. 1973-01-01 This history has been written by a specialist who has been closely connected with Latin America for the last forty years. His text emphasizes how many races and classes have contributed to the civilization of this great land-mass, with its vast mountain ranges, rivers, praires, forest, and...
  3. In the pages of this book you will learn about the tropical trees which seem to create unusual interest to the traveler. The unique trees, the trees you have heard about from school days, the trees that serve mankind by providing medicines, spices, fine furniture, food, have been selected for...
  4. This volume contains the papers presented at the Seminar on Soil Management and the Development Process in Tropical America. The papers present the experimental results and the points of view of 63 authors. The individual opinions of these authors were highly respected even accepting the risk of...
  5. This technical guide is a comprehensive summary of forest nursery practices for the Caribbean, tropical Latin America, and, to a lesser degree, other tropical areas in the world. Included are actual and the authors' recommended practices, pointing out the advantages and disadvantages wherever...