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A brief history of the future

the United States in a changing world order
  • 156 Pages
  • 4.39 MB
  • English
Westview Press , Boulder, CO
World politics -- 1989-, United States -- Foreign relations --


United S

StatementAllan E. Goodman.
LC ClassificationsE840 .G66 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 156 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1736888M
ISBN 100813316200, 0813316219
LC Control Number92041983

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I also describe the progress that has been made recently in finding “dualities.