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Published by Oak Tree Press in Dublin .
Written in English



  • European Union countries,
  • European Union countries.


  • Europe -- Economic integration.,
  • Social integration -- European Union countries.,
  • Monetary unions -- European Union countries.,
  • European Union countries -- Economic integration.,
  • European Union countries -- Economic policy.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Eamon O"Shea, Michael Keane.
ContributionsO"Shea, Eamon., Keane, Michael.
LC ClassificationsHC240 .C61835 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 253 p. ;
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL78240M
ISBN 101860761119
LC Control Number99181813

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