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The Soviet Union in east Asia

predicaments of power
  • 150 Pages
  • 1.55 MB
  • English

Heinemann, Westview Press , London, Boulder, Colo
East Asia -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union., Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- East


East Asia, Soviet

Statementedited by Gerald Segal.
ContributionsSegal, Gerald, 1953-, Royal Institute of International Affairs.
LC ClassificationsDS518.7 .S694 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination150 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3188720M
ISBN 10043583777X, 0435837788, 0865317623
LC Control Number83050813

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