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American loans in the postwar period

Laure M. Sharp

American loans in the postwar period

by Laure M. Sharp

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Published in Washington, Foundation for Foreign Affairs .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Loans -- United States.,
    • Economic assistance, American.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Statementby Laure Metzger.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ8085 .S5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 60 p.
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6031224M
      LC Control Number48007898
      OCLC/WorldCa5795270

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