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Understanding life in the borderlands

I. William Zartman

Understanding life in the borderlands

boundaries in depth and in motion

by I. William Zartman

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens, Ga .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by I. William Zartman
SeriesStudies in security and international affairs, Studies in security and international affairs
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC323 .U53 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 291 p. :
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24448078M
ISBN 100820333859, 0820334073
ISBN 109780820333854, 9780820334073
LC Control Number2009022657
OCLC/WorldCa318869621

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