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Cold War and revolution

Odd Arne Westad

Cold War and revolution

Soviet-American rivalry and the origins of the Chinese Civil War, 1944-1946.

by Odd Arne Westad

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThe US and Pacific Asia : studies in social, historical and political interaction, The US and Pacific Asia
The Physical Object
Pagination23cm.274. Ill.
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14968682M
ISBN 100231079850
OCLC/WorldCa232353174


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