Central Asia

Views from Washington, Moscow, and Beijing by Eugene Rumer

Publisher: M.E. Sharpe

Written in English
Cover of: Central Asia | Eugene Rumer
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  • International relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Central Asia,
  • General,
  • Asia - Central Asia,
  • International Relations - General,
  • 1991-,
  • Asia, Central,
  • Foreign relations,
  • Politics and government

Edition Notes

ContributionsRajan Menon (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8055169M
ISBN 100765619946
ISBN 109780765619945

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