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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

  • Natural resources,
  • International economic relations,
  • World politics -- 1965-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementZuhayr Mikdashi.
    ContributionsHarvard University. Center for International Affairs.
    LC ClassificationsHC55 .M54 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination214 p. ;
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5210236M
    ISBN 100801410010
    LC Control Number75038002

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