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Published by Longman Group, Distributed exclusively in the United States and Canada by Gale Research Co. in Harlow, Essex, U.K, Detroit, Mich., USA .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Robert Fraser ; contributors, Guy Arnold ... [et al.].
SeriesLongman current affairs
ContributionsFraser, Robert D., Arnold, Guy.
LC ClassificationsHF1379 .W67 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 435 p. ;
Number of Pages435
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1771644M
ISBN 100582086965
LC Control Number92124705

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