President Reagan and the world

Publisher: Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Eric J. Schmertz, Natalie Datlof, and Alexej Ugrinsky ; prepared under the auspices of Hofstra University.
SeriesContributions in political science,, no. 376
ContributionsSchmertz, Eric J., Datlof, Natalie., Ugrinsky, Alexej., Hofstra University.
LC ClassificationsE876 .P743 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 534 p. :
Number of Pages534
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL969237M
ISBN 100313301158
LC Control Number96005791

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