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Dangerous deterrent

S. Paul Kapur

Dangerous deterrent

nuclear weapons proliferation and conflict in South Asia

by S. Paul Kapur

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, CA .
Written in English


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StatementS. Paul Kapur.
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LC ClassificationsUA
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 262 p. ;
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22754690M
ISBN 109780804755504

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