Includes bibliographical references (leaf 40).
|Series||Occasional papers,, no. 2, Occasional papers (Utrikespolitiska institutet (Sweden)) ;, no. 2.|
|LC Classifications||DK289 .B4 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||40 leaves ;|
|Number of Pages||40|
|LC Control Number||91169867|
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