U.S. relations with the World Bank, 1945-1992 by Catherine Gwin

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  • World Bank -- United States -- History.,
  • Development banks -- United States -- History.,
  • Economic assistance, American -- History.

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Includes bibliographical references (p.91-100).

Book details

Other titlesUnited States relations with the World Bank.
StatementCatherine Gwin.
SeriesBrookings occasional papers.
ContributionsBrookings Institution.
LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 G94 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination100 p. ;
Number of Pages100
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Open LibraryOL1128125M
ISBN 100815771495
LC Control Number94072003

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