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At the End of the American Century

America"s Role in the Post-Cold War World (Woodrow Wilson Center Press)

by Robert L. Hutchings

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • International relations,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • USA,
  • United States,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • 1989-,
  • Foreign relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7870393M
    ISBN 100801859166
    ISBN 109780801859168


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