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The global village companion

an A to Z guide to understanding current world affairs

by David Levinson

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Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History, Modern -- 1945- -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 405-420) and index.

    StatementDavid Levinson and Karen Christensen.
    ContributionsChristensen, Karen, 1957-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD419 .L47 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 438 p. :
    Number of Pages438
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL999601M
    ISBN 100874368294
    LC Control Number96038457

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