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Published by University Press of Kansas .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Military Science,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages456
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11187933M
ISBN 100700611916
ISBN 109780700611911
OCLC/WorldCa40119865

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