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Governments and International Institutions

  • D. C. M. Platt

Abstract

Profound respect is paid to the published figures of the great international institutions; they acquire the stamp of authenticity by provenance alone: the League of Nations, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the United Nations, the Economic Commission for Latin America, the Twentieth Century Fund, the Geneva Agreement on Tariffs and Trade….

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International Trade Statistical Abstract World Trade Foreign Country Foreign Trade 
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Notes

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© D. C. M. Platt 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. C. M. Platt
    • 1
  1. 1.University of OxfordUK

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