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Power politics and the growing nuclear club.

Arthur Lee Burns

Power politics and the growing nuclear club.

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Published by Center of International Studies, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University in [Princeton, N. J.] .
Written in English

  • Nuclear warfare,
  • Military policy,
  • World politics -- 1945-1989

  • Edition Notes

    Produced in 1975 by Xerox University Microfilms, Ann Arbor, Mich.

    SeriesPolicy memorandum -- no. 20
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 .
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13582724M

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