The Cold War, 1945-1991
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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke, [England] .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementMichael L. Dockrill and Michael F. Hopkins.
SeriesStudies in European history, Studies in European history (Basingstoke, England)
ContributionsHopkins, Michael F. 1953-, Dockrill, M. L.
LC ClassificationsD843 .D58 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 188 p. :
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22720634M
ISBN 101403933383

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