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Encyclopedia of arms control and disarmament

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Published by Scribner"s, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRichard Dean Burns, editor in chief.
ContributionsBurns, Richard Dean.
LC ClassificationsJX1974 .E57 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. (xi, 1692 p.) ;
Number of Pages1692
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1731632M
ISBN 100684192810, 0684196034, 0684196042, 0684196050
LC Control Number92036167

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