Venezuela by Helga Jones

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Published by Carolrhoda Books in Minneapolis, Minn .

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Examines the geography, history, society, economy, and culture of Venezuela, more than half of which is covered by rain forests.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementHelga Jones.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesGlobtrotter"s club, Globe-trotters club (Series)
LC ClassificationsF2308.5 .J662 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL35519M
ISBN 101575051214
LC Control Number99020450

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