Mineral resources and national security
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Published by Institute for the Study of Conflict in London, England .
Written in English


  • Strategic materials.,
  • National security.,
  • Mines and mineral resources.

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StatementWilliam Gutteridge.
SeriesConflict studies -- no. 162
ContributionsInstitutefor the Study of Conflict.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21518234M

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