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Twelve years of Commonwealth diplomatic history

Commonwealth summit meetings, 1979-1991
  • 146 Pages
  • 4.36 MB
  • English
E. Mellen Press , Lewiston
Commonwealth (Organization) -- History, World politics -- 1945-, Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1945-, Commonwealth countries -- Foreign rela


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StatementStephen Chan ; edited by Jonathan Alner.
ContributionsAlner, Jonathan.
LC ClassificationsJN248 .C39 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 146 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1705509M
ISBN 100773494987
LC Control Number92006856

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