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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • South Asia.,
  • India.,
  • Pakistan.

Subjects:

  • Nuclear arms control -- South Asia.,
  • Nuclear arms control -- Verification -- South Asia.,
  • Nuclear arms control -- India.,
  • Nuclear arms control -- Pakistan.,
  • Nuclear nonproliferation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-370) and index.

Statementedited by Stephen Philip Cohen.
ContributionsCohen, Stephen P., 1936-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJX1974.7 .N819 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 377 p. :
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1866525M
ISBN 100813381592
LC Control Number90024634

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