American"s political tradition and the Soviet challenge
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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementEdward L. Rowny
SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 940
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14938960M

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