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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English



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  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-312) and index.

StatementJames A. Nathan and James K. Oliver.
ContributionsOliver, James K.
LC ClassificationsJX1417 .N295 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 323 p. ;
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1083833M
ISBN 100801847710, 0801847729
LC Control Number94007530

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