The U.S. and the UN

by Benjamin Houston Brown

Publisher: Foreign Policy Association in [New York]

Written in English
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  • United Nations -- United States.

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Benjamin H. Brown and Joseph E. Johnson.
SeriesHeadline series,, no. 107
ContributionsJohnson, Joseph Esrey, 1906- joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE744 .H43 no. 107
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6157675M
LC Control Number54012088
OCLC/WorldCa2588190

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