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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English


  • United Nations,
  • International relations

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 456-462.

The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 468 p.
Number of Pages468
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13577502M
LC Control Number51005722

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