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The American style of foreign policy cultural politics and foreign affairs by Robert Dallek

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Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • National characteristics, American,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Robert Dallek.
LC ClassificationsE744 .D22 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 313 p. ;
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3507472M
ISBN 100394513606
LC Control Number82048877

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