Formal theories in international relations
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Formal theories in international relations by Nicholson, Michael

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


  • International relations,
  • International relations -- Mathematical models

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Edition Notes

StatementMichael Nicholson.
SeriesCambridge studies in international relations ;, 3
LC ClassificationsJX1395 .N49 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 254 p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2048529M
ISBN 100521341035
LC Control Number88025819

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