Global governance and the UN an unfinished journey by Thomas George Weiss

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementThomas G. Weiss and Ramesh Thakur ; foreword by John Gerard Ruggie
SeriesUnited Nations intellectual history project, United Nations intellectual history project (Series)
ContributionsThakur, Ramesh Chandra, 1948-
LC ClassificationsJZ1318 .W447 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 420 p. :
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24434778M
ISBN 100253354307, 0253221676
ISBN 109780253354303, 9780253221674
LC Control Number2009036271

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