UN, UNESCO and the politics of knowledge
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UN, UNESCO and the politics of knowledge by Clare Wells

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


  • Unesco -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementClare Wells.
LC ClassificationsAS4.U8
The Physical Object
Pagination281p. ;
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14998132M
ISBN 100333405722

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