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Cold War island

Michael Szonyi

Cold War island

Quemoy on the front line

by Michael Szonyi

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cold War -- Social aspects -- Taiwan -- Chin-men hsien,
  • Chin-men hsien (Taiwan) -- Strategic aspects,
  • Chin-men hsien (Taiwan) -- History,
  • Taiwan -- Foreign relations -- China,
  • China -- Foreign relations -- Taiwan

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-301) and index.

    StatementMichael Szonyi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS799.9.C476 S966 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22666645M
    ISBN 100521898137, 0521726409
    ISBN 109780521898133, 9780521726405
    LC Control Number2008300670


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