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America in the World

The Historiography of US Foreign Relations since 1941
  • 624 Pages
  • 1.35 MB
  • English
Cambridge University Press
American history, International relations, Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000, Second World War, 1939-1945, International Relations - General, 20th Century Diplomatic History, Historiography, History - General History, United States - 20th Century (1945 to 2000), Politics/International Relations, USA, United States - 20th Century, History / United States / 20th Century, United States--Foreign relations--1945-1989--Historiography, 1933-1945, 1945-1989, Foreign relations, United S
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL7742709M
ISBN 100521496802
ISBN 139780521496803

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