Includes bibliographical references (p. -268) and index.
|Statement||Phillips Payson O"Brien.|
|Series||Praeger studies in diplomacy and strategic thought,|
|LC Classifications||E183.8.G7 O37 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 274 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||274|
|LC Control Number||97007180|
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