Military deterrence in history a pilot cross-historical survey by Raoul Naroll

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Published by State University of New York Press in [Albany] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Deterrence (Strategy),
  • Military history

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [393]-406.

Book details

Statement[by] Raoul Naroll, Vern L. Bullough [and] Frada Naroll.
ContributionsBullough, Vern L., joint author., Naroll, Frada, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU162.6 .N37 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationlxii, 416 p.
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5683162M
ISBN 10087395047X
LC Control Number69014647
OCLC/WorldCa730505

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