Cousins and Strangers America, Britain, and Europe in a New Century by Chris Patten

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Published by Times Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Modern - 21st Century,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Contemporary Politics,
  • International Relations (General),
  • World politics,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • International relations,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • Foreign relations,
  • United States,
  • 21st century,
  • Great Britain,
  • History

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7933101M
ISBN 10080507788X
ISBN 109780805077889

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