Legislative libraries and developing countries
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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Government libraries -- Developing countries

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Statementedited with an introduction by Dermot Englefield
SeriesS. prt -- 99-175
ContributionsEnglefield, Dermot J. T, United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Library, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. Section of Parliamentary Libraries
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Paginationv, 34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
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Open LibraryOL14277125M

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