6 edition of The bittersweet century found in the catalog.
|Statement||Paul N. Goldstene.|
|Series||Chandler & Sharp publications in political science|
|LC Classifications||Q175.52.U5 G65 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxviii, 220 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||220|
|ISBN 10||0883165600, 0883165597|
|LC Control Number||88039765|
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