American changing role in the 70"s

proceedings, Tamkang American Studies Conference 1972 by Tamkang American Studies Conference (1972 Taipei, Taiwan)

Publisher: Tamkang College of Arts & Sciences in Taipei

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Edition Notes

Other titlesAmerica"s changing role in the 70"s., Qi shi nian dai Meiguo zhi zhuan bian.
Statementedited by Phillip M. Chen.
ContributionsChen, Phillip M., 1935-, Danjiang wen li xue yuan.
LC ClassificationsE855 .T35 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 189 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5245214M
LC Control Number75317109

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