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French agriculture and the political integration of Western Europe.

Toward "an ever closer union among the European peoples."
  • 320 Pages
  • 4.32 MB
Sijthoff , Leiden
European Economic Community -- France., Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- France., Agriculture and state -- Fr



SeriesEuropean aspects. Series C: Politics no. 22
LC ClassificationsHD1945 .M87 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5757075M
ISBN 109021891700
LC Control Number71124499

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