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Anglo-American economic diplomacy during the second world war and the electrification of the Central Brazilian Railway

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Anglo-American economic diplomacy during the second world war and the electrification of the Central Brazilian Railway. / Mills, Thomas.

In: Diplomacy and Statecraft, Vol. 20, No. 1, 03.2009, p. 69-85.

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