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Summits, a Sherpa"s eye view

Armstrong of Ilminster, Robert Temple Baron

Summits, a Sherpa"s eye view

by Armstrong of Ilminster, Robert Temple Baron

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Published by University of Leeds in Leeds [England] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International relations.,
  • Summit meetings.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lord Armstrong.
    SeriesMontague Burton lecture on international relations -- no. 44.
    ContributionsUniversity of Leeds.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 31-44 ;
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16995084M

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