Culture and human activity for overcoming poverty
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Culture and human activity for overcoming poverty proceedings of the European Colloquium on the Role of Culture in Combating Poverty and of the 4th European session of the Fourth World People"s University Meetings, Brussels, 8-9 June 1995 by European Colloquium on the Role of Culture in Combating Poverty (1995 Brussels)

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Published by European Commission in [Brussels] .
Written in English


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ContributionsEuropean Commission, European Session of the Fourth World People"s University Meetings 4th (1995 : Brussels)
The Physical Object
Pagination102, 7 p. ;
Number of Pages102
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Open LibraryOL14991060M

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