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government and politics of the Nordic countries

Olof Petersson

government and politics of the Nordic countries

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Published by Fritzes in Stockholm .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scandinavia
    • Subjects:
    • Scandinavia -- Politics and government -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementOlof Petersson ; translated by Frank Gabriel Perry.
      SeriesPublica
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN7042 .P48413 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination233 p. ;
      Number of Pages233
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL894734M
      LC Control Number95185678
      OCLC/WorldCa32419296


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