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Published by Macmillan in association with St Antony"s College, Oxford in Basingstoke .
Written in English


  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by John B. Hattendorf and Robert S. Jordan ; foreword by Robert O"Neill.
SeriesSt Antony"s / Macmillan series
ContributionsHattendorf, John, 1941-, Jordan, Robert S. 1929-, St. Antony"s College.
LC ClassificationsE183.8.G7
The Physical Object
Pagination(448)p. ;
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18523054M
ISBN 100333437896

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