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West Indies, a new federation.

Alexander Brady

West Indies, a new federation.

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Published by Canadian Institute of International Affairs in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies, British
    • Subjects:
    • West Indies, British -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesBehind the headlines,, v. 17, no. 5
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJL603 .B7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p.
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL213834M
      LC Control Numbera 58001408
      OCLC/WorldCa2070722

      sector, thus creating new jobs and boosting their economies. CARIFTA THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES (UWI) –Established –3 campuses • Mona, Jamaica • Cave Hill, Barbados • St. Augustine, Trinidad The West Indian Federation.


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