5 edition of Facts about the world"s nations found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by Michael O"Mara.|
|LC Classifications||D421 .F33 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 1065 p. :|
|Number of Pages||1065|
|LC Control Number||98051148|
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