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From the barrel of a gun armies and revolutions by Anthony James Joes

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Published by Pergamon-Brassey"s in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Military history, Modern -- 20th century.,
  • Revolutions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAnthony James Joes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU42 .J64 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 225 p. ;
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2711510M
ISBN 100080342388, 008034237X
LC Control Number86004281

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