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People and policy in the Middle East

Thornburg, Max Weston

People and policy in the Middle East

a study of social and political change as a basis for the United States policy.

by Thornburg, Max Weston

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East
    • Subjects:
    • Middle East -- Social conditions.,
    • Middle East -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN660.8 .T47
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 249 p.
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5909322M
      LC Control Number64010575
      OCLC/WorldCa260228


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