Among the first tasks undertaken by all governments has been the organization of communications. It is one which, above all, requires public action, to serve an entire community.


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    For a fuller description of the growth of this system, see G. A. Codding, The Universal Postal Union (1964), pp. 2–24.Google Scholar
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    M. A. K. Menon, ‘The Universal Postal Union’, International Conciliation, Mar. 1965.Google Scholar


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