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Suez 1956 The Crisis and its Consequences (Clarendon Paperbacks)

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • Unassigned Title,
  • History: World,
  • Middle East,
  • International Relations

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Edition Notes

ContributionsWm. Roger Louis (Editor), Roger Owen (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9353468M
ISBN 100198202415
ISBN 109780198202417

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