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Published by The Commission in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unesco -- Canada

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    Statementprepared by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO.
    SeriesOccasional paper / Canadian Commission for Unesco -- 50
    ContributionsCanadian Commission for Unesco
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAS4 U825C36
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p. :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15098996M

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