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Cold War illusions

America, Europe, and Soviet power, 1969-1989

by Dana H. Allin

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  • 32 Currently reading

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

    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-

    • 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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