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Uncertain empire

Joel Isaac

Uncertain empire

American history and the idea of the Cold War

by Joel Isaac

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxoford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and culture,
  • Historiography,
  • World politics,
  • Cold War,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Foreign relations,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Joel Isaac and Duncan Bell
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE169.12 .U478 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25198164M
    ISBN 109780199826124, 9780199826148
    LC Control Number2012003132

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