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In the Shadow of the Prague Spring Romanian Foreign Policy and the Crisis in Czechoslovakia, 1968 by Mihai Retegan

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Published by Center for Romanian Studies .
Written in English


  • Central government policies,
  • European history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • International relations,
  • Marxism & Communism,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • Eastern Europe - History,
  • Foreign Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Eastern Europe - General,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Former Czechoslovakia,
  • Romania,
  • Czechoslovakia,
  • Soviet union,
  • International Relations - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9181893M
ISBN 109739839290
ISBN 109789739839297

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