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New Zealand"s role in the Pacific

David Jenkins

New Zealand"s role in the Pacific

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Published in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby David and Shirley Jenkins.
SeriesForeign policy reports -- v. 19, no. 6. June 1, 1943
The Physical Object
Pagination[65]-[76] p.
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18079120M


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