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The political role of the military

an international handbook

by Constantine P. Danopoulos

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

  • Civil-military relations -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Comparative government -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Constantine P. Danopoulos and Cynthia Watson.
    ContributionsDanopoulos, Constantine P., Watson, Cynthia Ann.
    LC ClassificationsJF195.C5 P67 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 517 p. :
    Number of Pages517
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL809345M
    ISBN 100313288372
    LC Control Number95046134

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