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UN, UNESCO and the politics of knowledge

Clare Wells

UN, UNESCO and the politics of knowledge

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unesco -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementClare Wells.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAS4.U8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination281p. ;
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14998132M
    ISBN 100333405722


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