Weak states in a world of powers
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Weak states in a world of powers the dynamics of international relationships by MarshallR Singer

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Published by Free Press, Collier-Macmillan in New York, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • International relations.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementMarshall R. Singer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJX1395
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,431p. :
Number of Pages431
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14880904M
ISBN 100029289009

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