From Tirpitz to Gorbachev power politics in the twentieth century by Peter Mangold

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Published by Macmillan Press, St. Martin"s Press in Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .

Written in English

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  • World politics -- 20th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 174-199) and index.

Book details

StatementPeter Mangold.
LC ClassificationsD443 .M289 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 210 p. ;
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL691222M
ISBN 100333673522, 0312212194
LC Control Number97038347

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