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The United Nations and decolonization

Yassin El-Ayouty

The United Nations and decolonization

the role of Afro-Asia.

by Yassin El-Ayouty

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Published by Martinus Nijhoff in The Hague .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Nations -- Africa,
  • United Nations -- Asia,
  • Colonies (International law),
  • Decolonization

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [259]-264.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX4027 .E4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 286 p.
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5174326M
    LC Control Number74881237

      Advisory Board Member Paula Lezama publishes book chapter and speaks at conference on Decolonization Posted by custom under News This past Monday, February 25th, I had the opportunity to be a participant and a discussant at the Conference entitled, “Decolonization in Thought & Practice: Europe and the Americas Otherwise.”.


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