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The political olympics

Moscow, Afghanistan, and the 1980 U.S. boycott

by Derick L. Hulme

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Sports and state -- United States.,
    • Boycotts -- United States.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementDerick L. Hulme, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV706.35 .H85 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 179 p. ;
      Number of Pages179
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2228067M
      ISBN 100275934667
      LC Control Number89078402


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