Politics and bureaucracy in the European Community a portrait of the Commission of the E.E.C by David L. Coombes

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Statementby David Coombes.
ContributionsPolitical and Economic Planning.
LC ClassificationsJN30 .C6
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Pagination3-343 p.
Number of Pages343
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Open LibraryOL4993560M
ISBN 100043340032
LC Control Number76485114

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