The United Nations, Japan and Sweden

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Swedish Institute of International Affairs, Center for Pacific Asia Studies , Stockholm
United Nations -- Sweden -- Congresses., United Nations -- Japan -- Congresses., United Nations -- Congre
StatementBert Edström, ed.
SeriesConference papers -- 22, Conference papers (Utrikespolitiska institutet (Sweden)) -- 22.
ContributionsEdström, Bert., Utrikespolitiska institutet (Sweden), Stockholms universitet. Centrum för stillahavsasienstudier.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKZ5000 .U55 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 123 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19786997M
ISBN 109171832882

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