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The Uprooted Forced migration as an international problem in the post-war era (Lund studies in international history)

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Published by Chartwell-Bratt .
Written in English


  • Forced migration,
  • Refugees,
  • World War, 1939-1945

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8309670M
ISBN 100862382319
ISBN 109780862382315

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