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Asia and the western Pacific

towards a new international order
  • 387 Pages
  • 3.87 MB
  • English

Nelson in association with the Australian Institute of International Affairs , Sydney
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Asia, Pacific

Statementedited by Hedley Bull.
ContributionsBull, Hedley., Australian Institute of International Affairs.
LC ClassificationsDS35 .A75
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 387 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4929123M
ISBN 100170050467
LC Control Number76355738

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