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The real history of the Cold War

Alan Axelrod

The real history of the Cold War

a new look at the past

by Alan Axelrod

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Published by Sterling Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cold War,
  • World politics -- 1945-1989,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1991

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlan Axelrod.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD843 .A88 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23187175M
    ISBN 109781402763021
    LC Control Number2009012167
    OCLC/WorldCa311760362

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