Order and the system of international politics four lectures delivered in Nigeria in September, 1970 ... by F. S. Northedge

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Published by Nigerian Institute of International Affairs in [Lagos] .

Written in English

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  • International relations.,
  • World politics -- 1945-1989.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementby F. S. Northedge.
SeriesLecture series - Nigerian Institute of International Affairs ; no. 2, Lecture series (Nigerian Institute of International Affairs) ;, no. 2.
LC ClassificationsJX1395 .N67
The Physical Object
Pagination94 p. ;
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5237703M
LC Control Number75308599

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