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Canada and the building of peace

Grant Dexter

Canada and the building of peace

by Grant Dexter

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Published by Canadian Institute of International Affairs in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Reconstruction (1939-1951),
    • Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Canada.,
    • International cooperation.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally written as background material for a conference sponsored by the Canadian institute of international affairs. The present edition takes advantage of material presented to the conference and of its discussions. cf. Foreword.

      Statementby Grant Dexter.
      ContributionsCanadian Institute of International Affairs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD825 .D49
      The Physical Object
      Pagination176 p.
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6466712M
      LC Control Number44006195
      OCLC/WorldCa3862441

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