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Authors take sides on Vietnam

Cecil Woolf

Authors take sides on Vietnam

two questions on the war in Vietnam answered by the authors of several nations

by Cecil Woolf

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Published by Owen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Public opinion.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Cecil Woolf and John Bagguley.
    ContributionsBagguley, John, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS557.A68 W6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 232 p.
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5586201M
    LC Control Number67104875
    OCLC/WorldCa2438740

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