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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English


  • United Nations. General Assembly.

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Statementby H. Field Haviland, Jr.
SeriesUnited Nations studies ;, no. 7.
LC ClassificationsJX1977.A495 H38 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p. ;
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4716404M
ISBN 100313203342
LC Control Number78002808

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