The global 1989 continuity and change in world politics by George Lawson

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by George Lawson, Chris Armbruster, Michael Cox
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE860 .G646 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL24538738M
ISBN 109780521761246, 9780521147910
LC Control Number2010024612

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