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The politics of hysteria

Edmund O. Stillman

The politics of hysteria

the sources of twentieth-century conflict

by Edmund O. Stillman

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World politics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Edmund Stillman and William Pfaff.
    ContributionsPfaff, William, 1928- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD443 .S77
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 273 p.
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5857870M
    LC Control Number62020118
    OCLC/WorldCa1117999

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