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American character and foreign policy

American character and foreign policy

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Published by W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co. in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • National characteristics, American.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementedited by Michael P. Hamilton.
      ContributionsHamilton, Michael Pollock, 1927-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE183.7 .A545 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 159 p. ;
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2718325M
      ISBN 100802802311
      LC Control Number86011564


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