Peace, democracy, and development
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Published by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Division for International Cooperation in Bonn .
Written in English



  • Developing countries,
  • Developing countries.


  • Democracy -- Developing countries.,
  • Human rights -- Developing countries.,
  • Peace -- Developing countries.,
  • Developing countries -- Economic conditions.

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Edition Notes

Statement[editing, Uwe Kerkow].
ContributionsKerkow, Uwe., Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. Abteilung Internationale Entwicklungszusammenarbeit.
LC ClassificationsJF60 .P445 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3534665M
ISBN 103860779044
LC Control Number2001435747

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