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Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-294) and index.
|Statement||by Peter T. Haydon.|
|Contributions||Canadian Institute of Strategic Studies.|
|LC Classifications||E841 .H39 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 297 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||297|
|LC Control Number||94115476|
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