The politics of regional conflict

Central America, Southern Africa and the Middle East

Publisher: Canadian Scholars" Press in Toronto, Ont

Written in English
Published: Pages: 139 Downloads: 565
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  • Central America,
  • Africa, Southern,
  • Middle East
  • Subjects:

    • War and society.,
    • Central America -- Politics and government -- 1951-,
    • Africa, Southern -- Politics and government.,
    • Middle East -- Politics and government -- 1945-
    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by W. Thom Workman, Luis Mesa Delmonte.
      ContributionsWorkman, W. Thom., Mesa Delmonte, Luis, 1958-
      LC ClassificationsD860 .P6515 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination139 p. ;
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL911836M
      ISBN 101551300370
      LC Control Number95207217

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