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public"s impact on foreign policy by Bernard Cecil Cohen

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • United States. Dept. of State.,
  • Public opinion -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations administration.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Bernard C. Cohen.
LC ClassificationsJX1706 .A4 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 222 p.
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5287597M
LC Control Number72006872

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