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Cold War and the Middle East

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East
    • Subjects:
    • Middle East -- Politics and government -- 1979-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Yezid Sayigh and Avi Shlaim.
      ContributionsṢāyigh, Yazīd., Shlaim, Avi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS63.1 .C57 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 303 p. :
      Number of Pages303
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL991628M
      ISBN 100198290993
      LC Control Number96030043

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