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The politics of international law U.S. foreign policy reconsidered by David P. Forsythe

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Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • International law -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1981-1989

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-171) and index.

StatementDavid P. Forsythe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJX1417 .F675 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 181 p. ;
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1872814M
ISBN 101555872077, 1555872085
LC Control Number90032486

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