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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Afghanistan,
  • Afghanistan.,
  • Pakistan.

Subjects:

  • Refugees -- Afghanistan.,
  • Refugees -- Pakistan.,
  • Afghanistan -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1979-1989.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [213]-235.

Statementedited by Grant M. Farr and John G. Merriam.
SeriesWestview special studies in international relations
ContributionsFarr, Grant M., Merriam, John G.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS371.2 .A338 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 235 p. :
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2716046M
ISBN 100813372321
LC Control Number86009124

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