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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • States, Small,
  • States, Size of,
  • Economic development

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLeopold Kohr ; foreword by Kirkpatrick Sale ; afterword by Leopold Kohr ; [maps drawn by Franc Riccardi].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC365 .K58 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 250 p. :
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4746452M
ISBN 10052547529X
LC Control Number78063312

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