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Historical dictionary of the Cold War

by Joseph Smith

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cold War -- Dictionaries.,
  • World politics -- 1945-1989 -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-327).

    StatementJoseph Smith and Simon Davis.
    GenreDictionaries.
    SeriesHistorical dictionaries of war, revolution, and civil unrest ;, no. 15
    ContributionsDavis, Simon, 1963-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD843 .S547 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 329 p. ;
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL45149M
    ISBN 100810837099
    LC Control Number99041659

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