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The future of the Peace Corps

Harlan Cleveland

The future of the Peace Corps

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Published by Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies in Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peace Corps (U.S.)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarlan Cleveland.
    SeriesA policy paper - Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies, Program in International Affairs
    ContributionsUnited States. Action.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC60.5 .C58 1977
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 31 p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4539406M
    ISBN 100915436582
    LC Control Number77005719
    OCLC/WorldCa2894103


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