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Ever closer union? an introduction to the European Community by Desmond Dinan

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Published by Macmillan Press in Basingstoke .
Written in English


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Includes bibliography and index.

StatementDesmond Dinan.
SeriesEuropean Union series
The Physical Object
Paginationx,532p. ;
Number of Pages532
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18768321M
ISBN 100333616871

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