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Published by Economist Intelligence Unit in London, New York .
Written in English



  • Germany.


  • Christlich-Demokratische Union Deutschlands (Germany : West) -- Platforms.,
  • Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands -- Platforms.,
  • Freie Demokratische Partei -- Platforms.,
  • Grünen (Political party) -- Platforms.,
  • Germany (West). Bundestag -- Elections, 1990.,
  • Environmental policy -- Germany.,
  • Elections -- Germany.

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Edition Notes

Statement[Adrian Webb].
SeriesSpecial report ;, no. 2032, Briefing, Special report (Economist Intelligence Unit (Great Britain)) ;, no. 2032., Briefing (Economist Intelligence Unit (Great Britain))
LC ClassificationsHC290.5.E5 W43 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1582586M
ISBN 100850583446
LC Control Number91107038

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