Europe and the East by Harris, Norman Dwight

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Published by Houghton Mifflin company in Boston, New York [etc.] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Eastern question,
  • Europe -- Politics and government,
  • Asia -- Politics and government

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesInternational politics, v.2.
Statementby Norman Dwight Harris.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD371 .H28
The Physical Object
Pagination677 p.
Number of Pages677
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13526450M
LC Control Number26008427
OCLC/WorldCa670518

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