The scramble for Asia U.S. military power in the aftermath of the Pacific War by Marc S. Gallicchio

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • East Asia -- Relations -- Foreign countries,
  • Southeast Asia -- Relations -- Foreign countries

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Other titlesU.S. military power in the aftermath of the Pacific War
StatementMarc Gallicchio.
SeriesNew Perspectives on WWII
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS518.1 .G34 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16843108M
ISBN 100742544370
ISBN 109780742544376
LC Control Number2008020290

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America isn’t the only nation stepping back from the international system. New rivalries on a contested continent Asia’s scramble for Africa India, China and Japan are battling for influence Middle East and Africa Aug 13th edition.

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