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The United Nations at fifty

The United Nations at fifty

hearing before the Subcommittee on International Security, International Organizations, and Human Rights of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, October 24, 1994.

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Published by U.S.G.P.O., For sale by the U.S.G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United Nations

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    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiii, 77 p.
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17788167M
    OCLC/WorldCa32281872


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