3 edition of Civic engagement in the Atlantic community found in the catalog.
Civic engagement in the Atlantic community
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Josef Janning, Charles Kupchan, Dirk Rumberg, eds.|
|Contributions||Janning, Josef, 1956-, Kupchan, Charles., Rumberg, Dirk.|
|LC Classifications||HM665 .C58 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||232 p. :|
|Number of Pages||232|
|LC Control Number||99515725|
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