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Cold War illusions America, Europe, and Soviet power, 1969-1989 by Dana H. Allin

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • Soviet Union,
  • Europe

Subjects:

  • Cold War,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • Europe -- Politics and government -- 1945-,
  • Europe -- Foreign relations -- 1945-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-260) and index.

StatementDana H. Allin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE840 .A594 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 267 p. ;
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1103742M
ISBN 100312123744
LC Control Number94028776

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