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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


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  • Economic assistance, American.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementPrepared for the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs.
LC ClassificationsHC60.U6 L5 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 95 p.
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5165716M
LC Control Number74600656

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