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Essence of indecision

Patricia I. McMahon

Essence of indecision

Diefenbaker"s nuclear policy, 1957-1963

by Patricia I. McMahon

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • Government policy,
  • Relations extérieures,
  • Histoire,
  • Politique et gouvernement,
  • Politique gouvernementale,
  • Armes nucléaires,
  • Foreign relations,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references ([179] - 223) and index.

    StatementPatricia I. McMahon
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1034.3.D5 .M36 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 246 p. ;
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25090247M
    ISBN 109780773534988
    LC Control Number2011505417
    OCLC/WorldCa277196380

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