The cold war is over by William Hyland

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Published by Time Books/Random House in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States,
  • Soviet Union


  • Cold War,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1991

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-212) and index.

Book details

StatementWilliam G. Hyland.
LC ClassificationsE183.8.S65 H92 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2199811M
ISBN 100812918711
LC Control Number89020638

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