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Published by American Society of International Law in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Housing -- Law and legislation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-112).

Statementby Scott Leckie.
SeriesIssue papers on world conferences ;, no. 4
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK3550 .L434 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 112 p. ;
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL908233M
LC Control Number95202649
OCLC/WorldCa32028721

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