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Cold war

an illustrated history, 1945-1991

by Jeremy Isaacs

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Published by Little, Brown & Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cold War,
  • World politics -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-425) and index.

    StatementJeremy Isaacs and Taylor Downing.
    ContributionsDowning, Taylor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD843 .I77 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 438 p. :
    Number of Pages438
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL700437M
    ISBN 100316439533
    LC Control Number97048724


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