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sterling area in the postwar world internal mechanism and cohesion 1946-1952. by Philip Wilkes Bell

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


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Bibliography: p. [435]-464.

The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 478 p. diagrs., tables (part fold.)
Number of Pages478
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14770736M

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