challenge to U.S. policy in the Third World global responsibilities and regional devolution by Thomas Perry Thornton

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Written in English

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  • Developing countries,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Developing countries -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Developing countries.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.

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Other titlesChallenge to US policy in the Third World.
StatementThomas Perry Thornton.
SeriesSAIS papers in international affairs ;, no. 10
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LC ClassificationsD888.U6 T46 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 175 p. ;
Number of Pages175
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Open LibraryOL2717885M
ISBN 100813370760
LC Control Number86011097

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